Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Xyela uncinatae

Xyela uncinatae Blank, 2013

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 uncinata.

distribution within Europe

Alps, Pyrenees.


Blank, Shinohara & Altenhofer (2013a), Savina, Chevin & Liston (2014a).

Last modified 10.iv.2020