Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Xyela longula

Xyela longula Dalman 1819

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, monophagous

Pinus sylvestris.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

synonyms

Xyelatana longula; X. piliserra (Thomson, 1871).

references

Berland (1947a), Blank (2002a), Blank, Shinohara & Altenhofer (2013a), Taeger, Altenhofer, Blank, ao (1998a).

Last modified 7.v.2020