Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Acantholyda pumilionis

Acantholyda pumilionis (Giraud, 1861)

on Pinus


Solitary larva in an up to 10 cm long silken tube along a branch. The tube is covered with frass grains and fragments of needles.

host plants

Pinaceae, monophagous

Pinus cembra, mugo.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


See Schedl (1973a)


van Achterberg & van Aarten (1986a), Benson (1961a, Schedl (1973a, 1976a), Taeger, Altenhofer, Blank, ao (1998a.

Last modified 23.iv.2020