Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Cydia fagiglandana

Cydia fagiglandana (Zeller, 1841)

large beech piercer, intermediate chestnut moth

on Fagus, Quercus, etc.

parasite

The larva bores in a fruit, teat gradually becomes packed with frass; if the fruit turns out too small, the larva may move to another fruit/

host plants

(Betulaceae), Fagaceae, ± oligophagous

Castanea sativa; Corylus avellana; Fagus sylvatica; Quercus coccifera, ilex, robur, rotundifolia, rubra, suber.

Many authors mention only beech as a host plant

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva

Body pink, segments dorsally carmine red; head light brown; prothoracic and anal plates orange yellow; pincula red; see Swatschek.

pupa

See Patočka & Turčáni.

synonyms

Cydia fagiglandana; Carpocapsa grossana (Haworth, 1811).

references

Baldizzone & Scalercio (2018a) Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1979a), Brown & Komai (2008a), Disqué (1905a), Fazekas (2009a), Hancock & Bland (2015b), Huisman & Koster (1996a), Jimenez-Pino, Maistrello, Lopez-Martinez ao (2011a), Lepiforum (2019), Myczko, Dylewski, Chrzanowski & Sparks (2017a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Requena i Miret (1998a), Schütze (1931a), Swatschek (1958a).

Last modified 25.i.2020