Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Cephalcia alpina

Cephalcia alpina (Klug, 1808)

on Picea


Larvae in a copiously frass-incrustrated silken tube among the needles.

host plants

Pinaceae, monophagous

Picea abies, jezoensis, koraiensis, obovata, pungens.

References by Benson and Schedl to Larix most probably are incorrect.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Cephalcia fallenii (Dalman, 1823).


van Achterberg & van Aartsen (1986a), Beneš & Holuša (2015a), Benson (1961a), Holuša, Liška, Modlinger & Véle (2007a), Jachym (2007a), Kula, Holuša, Roller & Úradník (2016a), Magis (1988a), Midtgaard (1986a), Pschorn‐Walcher & Zinnert (1971a), Schedl (1976a), Taeger, Altenhofer, Blank, ao (1998a).

Last modified 13.xii.2021