Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Lampronia corticella

Lampronia corticella (Linnaeus, 1758)

raspberry bud moth

on Rubus

parasite

Oviposition in a flower. The young larva eats the ovaries and bores in the fruits, devouring the seeds. The larva then hibernates in a dark, roundish cocoon near the foot of the shrub. After the winter the larve bores in the buds and in the nearby pith of the shoot.

host plants

Rosaceae, monophagous

Rubus idaeus.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva

Body deep red; head, prothoracic and anal plate shiny black.

synonyms

Incurvaria, Lampronia, rubiella (Bjerkander, 1781).

references

Baldizzone (2004a, 2008a), Heath & Pelham-Clinton (1986a), Huemer (1988a, 2012a), Kuchlein & de Vos (1999a), Kurz (2016a), De Prins & Steeman (2013a), Thomann (1956a), Tourlan (2013a), Wegner (2010a).

Last modified 18.ii.2020