Cydia cosmophorana (Treitschke, 1835)

scarce pine piercer

on Picea, Pinus

parasite

Larvae in resin-exuding bark wounds, and in old resin galls of Retinia resinella.

host plants

Pinaceae, oligophagous

Picea abies; Pinus nigra subsp. laricio, sylvestris, uncinata.

phenology

Univoltine, hibernation as larva.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva

Body yellowish; head light brown; prothoracic plate yellowish; anal plate tiny; see also Swatschek.

pupa

See Patočka & Turčáni.

synonyms

Grapholitha cosmophorana.

references

Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1979a), Buhr (1965a), Disqué (1905a), Hancock & Bland (2015b), Lepiforum (2019), Meijerman & Ulenberg (2000a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Schütze (1931a), Swatschek (1958a).

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