Choristoneura lafauryana (Ragonot, 1875)

sweet-gale tortrix, soybean tortricid

mainly on Myrica

parasite

Larvae among spun leaves.

host plants

polyphagous

Artemisia montana; Boehmeria nivea; Forsythia; Fragaria; Glycine; Malus domestica; Medicago sativa; Myrica gale; Populus; Pyrus; Ribes; Salix; Sanguisorba officinalis; Trifolium.

In natural situations Myrica gale seems the normal host plant.

phenology

Univoltine; hibernation as young larva.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva

Pictures on Lepiforum; see also Swatschek.

pupa

See Patočka & Turčáni.

synonyms

Archips, Cacoecia, lafauryana.

references

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

mod 30.i.2020