Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Lozotaeniodes formosana

Lozotaeniodes formosana (Frölich, 1830)

orange pine tortrix

on Pinus


Larvae in a silken tube, decorated with frass en dead needles, attached to a shoot, feeding on the needles; here also the pupation.

host plants

Pinaceae, monophagous

Pinus pinaster, sylvestris.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

egg, larva, pupa

see Gómez de Alzpurúa.


Lozotaeniodes formosanus.


Ellis & Bond (2017a), Gómez de Alzpurúa (1997a), Hancock & Bland (2015a), Huisman & Koster (1996a), Huisman, Koster, van Nieukerken & Ellis (2007a), van Nieukerken, Gielis, Huisman ao (1993a).

Last modified 13.xii.2021