Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Cydia leguminana

Cydia leguminana (Lienig & Zeller, 1846)

eastern piercer

on deciduous trees

parasite

The larva lives in a frass-filled spiken tube in recovering bark wounds, proeferably in the very youngest tissue.

host plants

polyphagous

Acer pseudoplatanus; Alnus; Fagus sylvatica; Ulmus procera.

phenology

Ubivoltoine; hibernation as larva.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva

Body yellowish white; head reddish brown, sides darker; prothoracic and anal plate greyish brown, darkly punctuated; pinacula greyish brown; see Swatschek.

synonyms

Grapholitha, Laspeyresia, leguminana.

references

Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1979a), Disqué (1905a), Hancock & Bland (2015b), Lepiforum (2019), Schütze (1931a), Swatschek (1958a).

Last modified 14.xii.2019