Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Pammene castanicola

Pammene castanicola Trematerra, 2009

on Castanea

Pammene castanicola: larva

larva (from Clausi ao)


The larvae from late summer to spring bore in the seed. Attacked fruits desiccate and drop.

host plants

Fagaceae, monophagous

Castanea sativa.

distribution within Europe

Described from Sicily.


Clausi, Leone, Oreste & Tarasco (2016a), Trematerra & Clausi (2009a).

Last modified 19.xii.2019