Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Barbara herrichiana

Barbara herrichiana Obraztsov, 1960

on Abies


Larvae in the cones; feeding on the seeds; there also the pupa, in a cocoon covered wirth silk and resin.

host plants

Pinaceae, ± monophagous

Abies alba, cephalonica, numidica.

Rarely Picea abies.


Hibernation as pupa.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Meijerman & Ulenberg (2000a), Modlinger & Liška (2016a), Verhoeven, Larsen, Riemis & De Prins (1994a).

Last modified 7.ii.2021