Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Anthonomus phyllocola

Anthonomus phyllocola (Herbst, 1795)

on pine


Several larvae together feed on the pollen in a male inflorescence, that sticks out because it does not stretch. Pupation in a cavity in the inflorescence.

host plants

Pinaceae, monophagous

Pinus mugo, sylvestris.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Anthonomus varians (Paykull, 1792).


Borovec, Meregalli & Alonso-Zarazaga (2003a), Delbol (2013a), Dieckmann (1968a, 1988a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

Last modified 22.ix.2020