Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Pissodes harcyniae

Pissodes harcyniae (Herbst, 1795)

on Abies, Picea, Pinus


Oviposition in the bark of branches in the canopy of ailing trees. The larvae bore in the cambium; here also the hibernation, then pupation in a pupal chamber lined with wood chips.

host plants

Pinaceae, oligophagous

Abies alba; Picea abies; Pinus sylvestris.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Balalaikins & Bukejs (2012b), Haran, Langor, Roques & Javal (2016a), Lu, Zhang & Langor (2007a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

Last modified 3.x.2020