Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Periclepsis cinctana

Periclepsis cinctana (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

dover tortrix, tree twist

polyphagous

parasite

Larva in a silken tube or among spun leaves.

host plants

Anthyllis vulneraria; Artemisia; Cytisus scoparius; Genista tinctoria; Lotus.

phenology

Univoltine.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva

Body greenish brown; head and prothoracic plate black; anal plate light brown, darkly punctuated; pinacula black; see Swatschek.

synonyms

Eulia cinctana.

references

Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1973a), Disqué (1905a), Hancock & Bland (2015a), Schütze (1931a), Swatschek (1958a).

Last modified 11.xi.2019