Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Archips xylosteana

Archips xylosteana (Linnaeus, 1758)

variegated golden tortrix

on deciduous trees and shrubs

parasite

Larvae among spun leaves

host plants

Abies; Acer campestre; Aesculus hippocastanum; Ailanthus; Alnus; Betula; Carpinus betulus; Castanea; Cercis siliquastrum; Citrus; Cornus; Corylus avellana, colurna; Crataegus; Fagus; Frangula alnus; Fraxinus angustifolia, excelsior; Hypericum; Juglans regia; Laburnum anagyroides; Lonicera periclymenum; Malus; Mespilus germanica; Myrica; Pistacia; Populus tremukla; Prunus cerasus, domestica; Pyrus communis; Quercus ilex, petraea & subsp. iberica, pubescens, pyrenaica, robur, suber; Rhododendron; Rosa; Rubus fruticosus; Salix caprea; Sorbus aucuparia; Tilia tomentosa; Ulmus minor.

phenology

Univoltine; hibernation as egg?

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva

Pictures on Lepiforum; see also Swatschek.

pupa

See Patočka & Turčáni.

synonyms

Cacoecia xylosteana; Archips xylosteanus.

references

Baldizzone & Scalercio (2018a), Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1973a), Cebeci & Acer (2007a), Disqué (1905a), Hancock & Bland (2015a), Lepiforum (2019), Mannai, Ezzine, Hausmann & Ben Jamâa (2018a), Meijerman & Ulenberg (2000a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Schütze (1931a), Swatschek (1958a), Szabóky & Csóka (2010a), Trematerra & Colacci (2014a).

Last modified 30.iv.2021