Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Cydia zebeana

Cydia zebeana (Ratzeburg, 1840)

larch bark moth

on Larix

parasite

Larvae bore in the callus tissue that is formed around and over bark wounds of the stem.

host plants

Pinaceae, monophagous

Larix decidua.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva

Body light grey; head blach; prothoracic and anal plates brown; pinacula brownish; see Swatschek, but not the possible confusion with the later described mileleniana.

pupa

See Patočka & Turčáni.

synonyms

Grapholitha, Laspeyresia, zebeana; Laspeyresia sanctacruciana Karpinsky & Toll, 1962.

notes

Un the past this species has often been confounded with Cydia millenniana; references to galls mostly refer to that latter species.

references

Bösener (1966a), Buhr (1964a), Disqué (1905a), Houard (1908a), Meijerman & Ulenberg (2000a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Swatschek (1958a).

Last modified 23.xi.2019