Argyresthia sorbiella (Treitschke, 1833)

gold rowan argent

on Sorbus

parasite

Probably the larva lives in the spring as a shoot borer, but Patočka writes that the larva in May lives between spun leaves.

host plants

Rosaceae, monophagous

Sorbus ? intermedia, aria, aucuparia.

phenology

Probably univoltine.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva

Body dull whitish ochraceous; head and prothoracic plate black.

pupa

See Patočka (1998a), Patočka & Turcáni (2005).

references

Agassiz (1996a), Bengtsson & Johansson (2011a), Friese (1969a), Huemer (2012a), Konečná (2013a), Patočka (1998a), Patočka & Turcáni (2005).

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