Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Ypsolopha mucronella

Ypsolopha mucronella (Scopoli, 1763)

spindle smudge

on Euonymus


Larvae in a flimsy web on the leaves.

host plants

Celastraceae, monophagous

Euonymus europaeus, verrucous.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva, pupa

Pictures on Lepiforum; see also Patočka & Turčáni.


Theristis mucronella.


Adolph, Kortstock, Niehoff & Schweitzer (2019a), Gershenson, Pavlíček, Chikatunov & Nevo (2002a), Hiermann, Friebe & Mayr (2017a), Huemer (2012a), Lepiforum (2020), (2020), van Nieukerken, Gielis, Huisman ao (1993a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Scalercio (2022a), Schütze (1931a).

Last modified 27.iii.2023