Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Fuchsia luteella

Fuchsia luteella (Heinemann, 1870)

on Peucedanum

parasite

The larva pulls the margins of a leaf segment upwards together and connects them with a shining white layer of silk, under which she feeds on the apical portion of the slip. This process is repeated after each moult. Pupation in a yellowish white paper net; the pupa is light yellowish brown,

host plants

Apiaceae, monophagous

Peucedanum cervaria.

phenology

Univoltine.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva

Pictures on Lepiforum; also extensively described and illustrated by Krone. Larva very lively!

pupa

See Patočka & Turčáni.

synonyms

Borkhausenia luteella.

references

Krone (1904a), Lepiforum (2019), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Schütze (1931a).

Last modified 21.xii.2019