Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Cephalcia arvensis

Cephalcia arvensis Panzer, 1805

on Picea


Larvae solitary in copiously frass-incrustrated silken tubes among the needles. Eggs deposited singly in a needle.

host plants

Pinaceae, monophagous

Picea abies, jezoensis, koraiensis, obovata, pungens.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


van Achterberg & van Aarten (1986a), Beneš & Holuša (2015a), Benson (1961a), Gyurkovics & Haris (2012a), Holuša, Liška, Modlinger & Véle (2007a), Hoop (1983a), Jachym (2007a), Kofler & Schedl (2010a), Kula, Holuša, Roller & Úradník (2016a), Macek (2012c), Midtgaard (1986a), Taeger, Altenhofer, Blank, ao (1998a).

Last modified 6.viii.2020