Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Acantholyda posticalis

Acantholyda posticalis (Matsumura, 1912)

great pine web-spinning sawfly

on Pinus

Acantholyda posticalis egg

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


Larvae in frass-incrustrated silken tubes among the needles.

host plants

Pinaceae, monofaag

Pinus densiflora, mugo, nigra, strobus, sylvestris, thunbergii.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Acantholyda pinivora Enslin, 1912.


van Achterberg & van Aartsen (1986a), BeneŇ° (2013a), Gyurkovics & Haris (2012a), Hoop (1983a), Magis (1988a), Midtgaard (1986a), Taeger, Altenhofer, Blank, ao (1998a.

Last modified 13.xii.2021