Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Orchestes pilosus larva

The larva differs from that of O. quercus, equally living on Oak, in having dark brown shields on pronotum and prosternum, and in having an integument that is covered by minute greyish-black warts. At low magnification the larva looks greyish.

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Quercus robur, Castricum aan zee

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dorsal

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head and thorax, dorsal

Last modified 30.iii.2019