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.

parasitoids, predators

Anastatus bifasciatus; Baryscapus servadeii, transversalis; Conomorium pityocampae; Dibrachys microgastri; Ooencyrtus pityocampae.

references

Basso (2016a), Bräsicke (2013a), Dapporto (1998a), Dobado (2019a), Ebert (ed., 1994a), Hellingman & Ulenberg (2022a), 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), Trematerra & Colacci (2018a), Vegliante & Zilli (2007a), Žikić, Ritt, Colacci, ao (2019a), Zovi, Battisti, Hellrigl & Minerbi (2006a).

Last modified 4.vii.2022