Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Gravitarmata margarotana

Gravitarmata margarotana (Heinemann, 1863)

pine cone tortrix

on Pinaceae

parasite

Both the biology of the larvae and the exact host plants are insufficiently known. The larvae would live “in branches and cones”. The names of the host plants are cited offhand, and cannot be taken seriously.

host plants

Pinaceae, ? oligophagous

? Abies; ? Picea; ? Pinus.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

pupa

See Patočka & Turčáni.

synonyms

Barbara margarotana; Evetria retiferana (Wocke, 1879).

references

Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1973a), Disqué (1905a), Hancock & Bland (2015b), Huisman, Koster, van Nieukerken & Ulenberg (2004a), Meijerman & Ulenberg (2000a), Modlinger & Liška (2016a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), van Roosmalen, Wijker & Knijnsberg (2013a), Schütze (1931a), Swatschek (1958a), Verhoeven, Larsen, Riemis & De Prins (1994a).

Last modified 7.ii.2021