Acantholyda flaviceps (Retzius, 1783)

on Pinus

Acantholyda flaviceps eggs

eggs on a needle (after Viitasaari, from van Achterberg & van Aartsen)

parasite

Larvae in frass-incrustrated silken tubes among the needles. Oviposition in a row on the needles.

host plants

Pinaceae, monophagous

Pinus contorta.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

references

van Achterberg & van Aartsen (1986a), Benson (1961a), Gyurkovics & Haris (2012a).

mod 21.iii.2020