Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Adela albicinctella

Adela albicinctella Mann, 1852

on Salix

parasite

Pictures by Rudolf Bryner in Lepiforum, 2019 show that the young larvae bore in the female catkin. Soon they start making a case (initially from pappus) and feed then on detritus.

host plants

Salicaceae, monophagous

Salix caprea, glaucosericea.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

references

Kurz (2016a), Sauruck (0000a).

Last modified 28.viii.2019