Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Cydia coniferana

Cydia coniferana (Saxesen, 1940)

pine-bark piercer

on Pinaceae

parasite

The larvae bore in the callus tissue around bark wounds. Their presence is betrayed by large quantities of ejected frass.

host plants

Pinaceae, oligofaag

Abies alba; Picea omorika, sitchensis; Pinus nigra subsp. laricio + salzmannii, strobus, sylvestris; Pseudotsuga menziesii.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva, pupa

Pictures on Lepiforum; see also Patočka & Turčáni.

synonyms

Grapholitha coniferana.

references

Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1979a), Disqué (1905a), Hancock & Bland (2015a), Heckford (1993a), Kuchlein, Gielis, Huisman, ao (1988a), LaGasa & Passoa (2007a), Lepiforum (2020), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Requena i Miret (1998a), Schütze (1932a), Šumpich (2011b).

Last modified 18.ii.2020