Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Epichoristodes acerbella

Epichoristodes acerbella (Walker, 1864)

african carnation tortrix

on Dianthus, etc.

parasite

Larvae in a webbing among the leaves.

host plants

polyphagous

Arctotheca; Dianthus; Euonymus; Glebionis segetum; Hypochaeris radicata; Raphanus raphanistrum; Rumex acetosella.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

notes

Originally a South African species; appeared in Europe around 1960.

references

Glavendekić (2006a), Hrnčić, Radonjić & Perović (2017a), Huisman, Koster, Muus & van Nieukerken (2013a), Mayer (1967a).

Last modified 27.xi.2020