Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Xyela altenhoferi

Xyela altenhoferi Blank, 2013

on Pinus

parasite

The larvae develop in a completely closed male inflorescence, feeding on the pollen. Pupation in a cocoon in the soil.

host plants

Pinaceae, narrowly monophagous

Pinus halepensis.

distribution within Europe

Croatia.

references

Blank, Shinohara & Altenhofer (2013a).

Last modified 9.iv.2020