Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Choristoneura murinana

Choristoneura murinana (Hübner, 1799)

european fir budworm

on Abies

parasite

Eggs are imbricately deposited in a double row on the needles. Larvae among spun needles.

host plants

Pinaceae, monophagous

Abies alba, cilicica.

phenology

Univoltine; hibernation as egg.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva

Body green; head black; prothoracic plate black, with median sulcus; see Swatschek.

pupa

See Patočka & Turčáni.

synonyms

Cacoecia murinana.

references

Disqué (1905a), Meijerman & Ulenberg (2000a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Sarıkaya & Avcı (2006a), Schütze (1931a), Swatschek (1958a).

Last modified 18.vi.2021