Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Xyela lugdunensis

Xyela lugdunensis (Berland, 1943)

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, narrowly monophagous

Pinus nigra.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Blank (2002a), Blank, Shinohara & Altenhofer (2013a).

Last modified 10.iv.2020