Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Lozotaeniodes cupressana

Lozotaeniodes cupressana (Duponchel, 1836)

on Chamaecyparis, Cupressus, Juniperus

parasite

Larvae among spun shoots.

host plants

Cupressaceae, oligophagous

Chamaecyparis; Cupressus sempervirens; Juniperus oxycedrus & subsp, macrocarpa, phoenicea.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva

Body brown, with conspicuous white pinacula; pictures on Lepiforum; see also Swatschek.

synonyms

Lozotaeniodes cupressanus.

references

Huertas Dionisio (2007a), Lepiforum (2019), Pinzari, Pinzari & Zilli (2006a), Requena i Miret (1998a), Swatschek (1958a).

Last modified 31.iii.2021