Plutella porrectella (Linnaeus, 1758)

grey-streaked diamond-back, dame’s rocket moth

on Erysimum, Hesperis

parasite

Larvae, often communally, in a web under the leaves.

host plants

Brassicaceae, oligophagous

Erysimum cheiri; Hesperis matronalis.

That the species would live also on Anchusa arvensis (Boraginaceae, Baraniak) is highly unlikely.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva, pupa

Pictures on Lepiforum; see also Patočka, Patočka & Turčáni.

synonyms

Pseudoplutella porrectella.

references

Baraniak (2007a), Bengtsson & Johansson (2011a), Burmann (1985a), Gershenson, Pavlíček, Chikatunov & Nevo (2002a), Haslberger, Grünewald, Lichtmannecker, ao (2012a), Huisman, Koster, van Nieukerken & Ulenberg (2004a), Huisman, Kuchlein, van Nieukerken ao (1986a), Lepiforum (2020), Patočka (1997a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Schütze (1931a).

mod 21.ii.2020