Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Orsillus maculatus

Orsillus maculatus (Fieber, 1861)

on Cupressus


Larvae and adults at the seeds. Oviposition preferably in the emergence holes of Megastigmus wachtli.

host plants

Cupressaceae, ± monophagous

Cupressus sempervirens.

Rarely Chamaecyparis lawsoniana; Cupressus dupreziana subsp. atlantica, arizonica; Juniperus phoenicea.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).


Bouaziz & Roques (2006a), Cantarino Aragón (2015a), Carapezza (1995a), Dioli (1991a), Gravestein (1978a), Péricart (1998a), Rieger (1995a), Roques, Markalas, Raoux ao (1999a). Rouault, Cantini, Battisti & Roques (2005a), Wagner (1955a).

Last modified 4.iv.2022