Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Pammene albuginana

Pammene albuginana (Guenée, 1845)

blotched piercer

on Quercus

parasite

:arvae in the galls of Biorhiza pallida and also other oak galls.

host plants

Fabaceae, monophagous

Quercus robur.

phenology

Univoltine; the larve hibernates in a cocoon, either within the gall or behind bark etc.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva

Body translucent white; head dark brown; prothoracic plate yellowish brown, dark markings; anal plate spotted; pinacula conspicuous, brownish.

pupa

See Patočka & Turčáni.

synonyms

Uften confused with, and by Swatschek even synonymised, with Pammene gallicolana.

references

Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1979a), Gielis Huisman, Kuchlein ao (1985a), Hancock & Bland (2015b), Lepiforum (2019), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Swatschek (1958a), Szőcs (1977a), Wegner (2015a).

Last modified 31.i.2020