Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Ethmia pusiella

Ethmia pusiella (Linnaeus, 1758)

striped ermel

on Boraginaceae

parasite

Larvae in a web among the leaves and in the inflorescence.

host plants

Boraginaceae, oligophagous

Aegonychon purpurocaeruleum; Borago officinalis; Buglossoides arvensis; Cerinthe glabra, major; Lithospermum officinale; Pulmonaria officinalis, saccharata.

phenology

Univoltine; hibernation probably as egg.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva, pupa

Pictures on Lepiforum; see also Fetz, Friese, Patočka & Turčáni,

synonyms

Psecadia pusiella.

references

Benander (1937a), Bryner & Sonderegger (2016a), Cleve (1979a), Emmet & Langmaid (2002b), Fetz (1994a), Friese (1973a), Hellers (1998a), Lepiforum (2019), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Pérez De-Gregorio (2003a), Scalercio, Luzzi & Laudati (2015a).

Last modified 14.iii.2020