Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Acleris shepherdana

Acleris shepherdana (Stephens, 1852)

meadow-sweet button

on Filiendula etc.

parasite

Larva between spun leaflets.

host plants

Rosaceae, oligophagous

? Alchemilla; Aruncus dioicus; Filipendula ulmaria; Sanguisorba officinalis.

phenology

Univoltine; hibernation probably as young larva.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva

Bpdy green, head yellowish brown; prothoracic plate greyish, hind margin darkened;pinacula inconspicuous. See also Swatschek.

pupa

See Patočka & Turčáni.

synonyms

Acalla sheperdana.

references

Aarvik, Bakke, Berg ao (1997a), Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1973a), Diakonoff & Dorst (1982a), Hancock & Bland (2015a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Pröse (1981a, 1993a), Schütze (1931a), Swatschek (1958a).

Last modified 21.i.2020