Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Pissodes

Pissodes hercyniae: pupal chambers

The larvae of Pissodes species bore in the bark of, mostly dying or diseased, Pinacee. Characteristically, they pupate in an oval pupal chamber that is lined with a thick layer of wood chips. (Pissodes hercyniae © Stanislaw Kinelski, Bugwood.org)

Last modified 18.v.2020