Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Recurvaria leucatella

Recurvaria leucatella (Clerck, 1759)

white-barred groundling

on woody Rosaceae


Larvae among leaves that with much silk are spun together.

host plants

Amelanchier ovalis, spicata; Crataegus; Malus domestica, sylvestris; Prunus avium, domestica; Pyrus communis; Rosa; Sorbus aria, aucuparia, domestica.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva, pupa

Pictures on Lepiforum; see also Patočka & Turčáni.

parasitoids, predators

Sympiesis acalle.


Baldizzone (2004a), Bland, Heckford & Langmaid (2002a), Bouček (1959a) , Elsner, Huemer & Tokár (1999a), Huemer (1988a), Kasy (1987a), Kaitila (1996a), Lepiforum (2020), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Requena (2009a), schütze (1931a), Wegner (2013a).

Last modified 30.v.2022