Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Pissodes gyllenhali

Pissodes gyllenhali (Sahlberg, 1834)

on Picea


Larvae bore in the bark of ailing trees; often in a considerable number. Pupation in the cambium, in an oval cocoon that is lined with a thick layer of wood chips.

host plants

Pinaceae, monophagous

Picea abies.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva, pupa

See Kangas.


Pissodes gyllenhalii.


Kangas (1957a), Lu, Zhang & Langor (2007a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

Last modified 3.x.2020