Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Acossus terebra

Acossus terebra (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

on Populus


The larvae bore in the wood, preferably in the base of the trunk. Callery elluptic in cross section. Pupa at the end of the gallery, without a cocoon.

host plants

Salicaceae, monophagous

Populus tremula.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2022).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum, Patočka.


Cossus, Lamellocssus, terebra.


Aarvik & Midtgaard (1986a), Lepiforum (2022), Patočka (2000b)

Last modified 28.xii.2022