Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Acantholyda flaviceps

Acantholyda flaviceps (Retzius, 1783)

on Pinus

Acantholyda flaviceps eggs

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


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

host plants

Pinaceae, monophagous

Pinus contorta, mugo, sibirica, sylvestris.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


van Achterberg & van Aartsen (1986a), BeneŇ° (2013a), Benson (1961a), Gyurkovics & Haris (2012a), Magis (1988a), Midtgaard (1986a), Taeger, Altenhofer, Blank, ao (1998a.

Last modified 13.xii.2021