Cydia illutana (Herrich-Schäffer, 1851)

larch piercer

on Pinaceae

parasite

The larvae bore in the still green cones; also observed in Adelges and Sacchiphantes galls.

host plants

Pinaceae, oligophagous

Abies alba; Larix decidua, gmelinii, sibirica; Picea abies, obovata; Pseudotsuga menziesii.

phenology

Umivoltine; hibernation as larva.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva

Body squat, brownish yellow; head completely brown; prothoracic plate brown; see also Swatschek.

pupa

See Patočka & Turčáni.

synonyms

Grapholitha, Laspeyresia, illutana.

references

Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1979a), Hancock & Bland (2015b), Lepiforum (2019), Meijerman & Ulenberg (2000a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Swatschek (1958a), Wullaert (2015a).

mod 25.i.2020