Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Xyela julii

Xyela julii (de Brébisson, 1818)

on Pinus


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

host plants

Pinaceae, monophagous

Pinus nigra, sylvestris.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Berland (1947a), Blank (2002a), Blank, Shinohara & Altenhofer (2013a), Chevin, Savina & Garrin (2015a), Liston (1980a), Midtgaard (1986a), Pagliano & Pesarini (2009a), Pschorn-Walcher & Altenhofer (2000a), Taeger, Altenhofer, Blank, ao (1998a).

Last modified 6.viii.2020