Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Thaumetopoea pityocampa

Thaumetopoea pityocampa (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

pine processionary

on Pinus, etc.

parasite

Larvae communally, when young in a spinning among the needles..

host plants

Pinaceae, oligophagous

Cedrus; Pinus brutia, canariensis, halepensis, nigra, peuce, pinaster, pinea, sylvestris.

Occasionally Pseudotsuga menziesii.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

synonyms

Traumatocampa pityocampa.

references

Basso (2016a), Bräsicke (2013a), Dapporto (1998a), Dobado (2019a), Ebert (ed., 1994a), Hódar, Castro & Zamora (2003a), Huertas Dionisio (2007a), Huertas Dionisio, Vázquez García & Sánchez Gullón (2013a), Lafranchis (2020a), Lepiforum (2021), Marabuto (2018a), Nacheski, Papazova-Anakieva, Lazarevska & Shurbevski (2020a), Vegliante & Zilli (2007a), Žikić, Ritt, Colacci, ao (2019a).

Last modified 15.xi.2021