Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Clepsis consimilana

Clepsis consimilana (Hübner, 1817)

privet tortrix

polyphagous

parasite

Larvae in spun leaves, living from dead or fading leaves.

host plants

Carpinus betulus; Cotoneaster horizontalis, microphyllus; Crataegus; Hedera helix; Ligustrum vulgare; Lonicera; Malus sylvestris; Polygonum; Syringa vulgaris; Ulmus.

phenology

Univoltine; hibernation as third instar larva.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva

Body purplish green; head light brown, laterally darker; prothoracic and anal plates and pinacua brown; see Swatschek.

synonyms

Cacoecia, Clepsis, unifasciana (Duponchel, 1843).

references

Baldizzone & Scalercio (2018a), Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1973a), Disqué (1905a), Hancock & Bland (2015a), Lepiforum (2019), Meijerman & Ulenberg (2000a), Requena i Miret (1998a), Swatschek (1958a), Zlatkov & Huemer (2019a).

Last modified 5.xii.2019