Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Acantholyda laricis

Acantholyda laricis (Giraud, 1861)

on Larix


Larvae solitary or in small groups in a long silken tube among the needles. Pupation in the litter, not in a cocoon.

host plants

Pinaceae, monophagous

Larix decidua, kaempferi.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


van Achterberg & van Aarten (1986a), Benson (1961a), Magis (1988a), Pschorn-Walcher & Altenhofer (2000a), Pschorn‐Walcher & Zinnert (1971a), Taeger, Altenhofer, Blank, ao (1998a.

Last modified 13.xii.2021