Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Piniphila bifasciana

Piniphila bifasciana (Hawoth, 1811)

pine marble

on Pinus

parasite

The larva bores in young shoots and in male inflorescences.

host plants

Pinaceae, monophagous

Pinus halepensis, pinaster, sylvestris.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva

See Swatschek.

synonyms

Endothenia, Olethreutes, bifasciana.

references

Baldizzone & Scalercio (2018a), Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1979a), Disqué (1905a), Hancock & Bland (2015b), Requena i Miret (1998a), Swatschek (1958a).

Last modified 8.iii.2020