Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Pammene spiniana

Pammene spiniana (Duponchel, 1843)

triangle-marked piercer

parasite

Larvae in a spnning in the inflorescence; here also the pupation takes place.

host plants

Rosaceae, oligophagous

Crataegus; Prunus spinosa; Sorbus.

Reports from Viburnum need further confirmation.

phenology

Univoltine.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva

Body and pinacula whitish; head light brown; prothoracic plate whitish, darker along the borders.

pupa

See Patočka & Turčáni.

references

Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1979a), Corley, Nunes, Rosete & Ferreira (2019a), Disqué (1905a), Hancock & Bland (2015b), Schütze (1931a), Huisman, Koster, Muus & van Nieukerken (2013a), Huisman, Koster, Nieukerken & Ulenberg (2003a), Hancock & Bland (2015b), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Swatschek (1958a [“spinana“]), Wegner (2015a).

Last modified 12.ii.2020