Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Gelechia turpella

Gelechia turpella (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

grand groundling

on Populus


Larvae in a leaf, spun into a pod.

host plants

Salicaceae, monophagous

Populus balsamifera, carolinensis, laurifolia, nigra.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2023).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.


Bland, Corley, Emmet ao (2002a), Kaitila (1996a), Lepiforum (2023), Parsons (1995a).

Last modified 24.i.2023