Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Scythris limbella

Scythris limbella (Fabicius, 1775)

goosefoot owlet, chenopodium scythris moth

on Atriplex, Chenopodiastrum, Chenopodium

parasite

Larvae communally between spun shoot tips.

host plants

Amaranthaceae, oligophagous

Atriplex; Chenopodiastrum hybridum; Chenopodium

phenology

Bivoltine.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva, pupa

Pictures on Lepiforum; see also Patočka & Turčáni.

synonyms

Scythris chenopodiella (Hübner, 1813).

references

Emmet & Langmaid (2002b), Fazekas & Ágoston (2012a), Huisman & Koster (1994a), Huisman, Koster, van Nieukerken & Ulenberg (2005a), Lepiforum (2020), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Requena & Pérez De-Gregorio (2017b), Schütze (1931a), Sutter (1994a), Walczak, Baraniak, Chowaniec & Rynarzewski (2013a).

Last modified 28.iii.2020