Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Neosphaleroptera nubilana

Neosphaleroptera nubilana (Hübner, 1799)

deep brown shade

on Crataegus, Malus, Prunus, etc.

parasite

Larvae among sun young leaves

host plants

Rosaceae, oligophagous

Crataegus; Malus domestica; Prunus armeniaca, domestica, spinosa; Pyrus communis.

References to Betula need confirmation.

phenology

Univoltine; hibernation as young larva.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva

Body light green; head light brown; prothoracic plate light brown, hind margin often with dark brown spots; pinacula concolorous; see Swatschek.

pupa

See Patočka & Turčáni

synonyms

Cnephasia nubilana.

references

Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1973a), Disqué (1905a), Hancock & Bland (2015a), Huisman & Koster (1995a), Lepiforum (2019), Meijerman & Ulenberg (2000a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Schütze (1931a), Swatschek (1958a).

Last modified 20.ii.2020