Pristiphora erichsonii (Hartig, 1837)
Eggs are deposited in pockets cut into one side of terminal shoots, causing them to curl in a characteristic fashion. The larvae live in groups free on the needles; they strip a branch before moving to another; sometimes casing severe defoliation.
Larix decidua, gmelinii, kaempferi, laricina, occidentalis, sibirica.
distribution within Europe
Body dorsally greyish green, ventrally whitish; head shining black.
Prous, Kramp, Vikberg & Liston (2017a), Pschorn-Walcher & Altenhofer (2000a).