Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Thaumetopoea mediterranea

Thaumetopoea mediterranea Trematerra & Scalercio, 2017

on Pinus, etc.

parasite

Eggs in elongated clumps along the needles or twigs. Larvae at the needles.

phenology

Large groups of larvae hibernate in a collective globular web at the end of a branch.

host plants

narrowly polyphagous

Cedrus deodara; Pinus pinaster, pinea.

distribution within Europe

Italy.

egg, larva, pupa

see Trematerra & Colacci.

references

Trematerra & Colacci (2018a), Trematerra, Scalercio & Colacci (2017a).

Last modified 13.iv.2022