Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aphelia paleana

Aphelia paleana (Hübner, 1793)

timothy tortrix, plain yellow twist

polyphagous

parasite

Larvae in spun leaves.

host plants

Abies; Caltha palustris; Centaurea; Cirsium; Colchicum; Dactylis glomerata; Elytrigia repens; Fagus sylvatica; Geranium pratense; Inula; Iris pseudacorus; Lonicera caprifolium; Luzula; Petasites albus, paradoxus; Phleum pratense; Phragmites australis; Picea sitchensis; Plantago; Quercus; Rhinanthus; Scabiosa; Tussilago farfara; Vaccinium myrtillus.

phenology

Univoltine, hibernate as half-full grown larva.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva

Pictures on Lepiforum; see also Swatschek.

pupa

See Patočka & Turčáni.

synonyms

Lipoptycha, Tortrix, Zelotherses, paleana.

references

Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1973a), Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Disqué (1905a), Hancock & Bland (2015a), Hering (1957a), Lepiforum (2019), Meijerman & Ulenberg (2000a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Schütze (1931a), Swatschek (1958a), Szőcs (1977a).

Last modified 27.iii.2020