Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Agonopterix umbellana

Agonopterix umbellana (Fabricius, 1794)

gorse flat-body, gorse soft shoot moth

on Ulex, etc.

parasite

Larvae in silken tubes on the young shoosts.

host plants

Fabaceae, oligophagous

Genista anglica, pilosa, radiata; Spartium junceum; Ulex europaeus, minor.

phenology

Hibernation as imago.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva, pupa

See Fetz.

synonyms

Depressaria umbellana; D. prostratella Constant, 1884; Agonopterix ulicetella (Stainton, 1849).

references

Burmann (1979a, 1984a), Emmet & Langmaid (2002b), Fetz (1994a), Huisman (2012a), Huisman, Koster, van Nieukerken & Ulenberg (2001a), Huisman, Kuchlein, van Nieukerken ao (1986a), Sch├╝tze (1931a), Wegner (2010a).

Last modified 13.iii.2020