Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Choristoneura diversana

Choristoneura diversana (Hübner, 1817)

forest tortrix

polyphagous on deciduous trees

parasite

Larvae among spun leaves.

host plants

Acer campestre, platanoides; Alnus; Betula pendula; Fagus sylvatica; Lonicera caprifolium, periclymenum; Malus domestica; Populus nigra, tremula; Prunus domestica, spinosa; Pyrus communis; Quercus robur; Rhamnus cathartica; Salix alba, aurita; Syringa vulgaris; Ulmus.

Records from herbs, like Achillea millefolium; Ononis, Trifolium are less likely.

phenology

Univoltine; hibernation as young larva.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva

Pictures on Lepiforum; see also Swatschek.

pupa

See Patočka & Turčáni.

synonyms

Tortrix diversana.

references

Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1973a), Deutsch (2003a), Disqué (1905a), Hancock & Bland (2015a), Lepiforum (2019), Meijerman & Ulenberg (2000a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Schütze (1931a), Swatschek (1958a).

Last modified 16.ii.2020