Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Exapate duratella

Exapate duratella von Heyden, 1864

on Larix


The larva lives among spun needles.

host plants

Pinaceae, monophagous

Larix decidua.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Body dirty green with two whitish subdorsal length lines; head yellowish green, posteriorly with dark markings; prothoracic plate greenish with fine black marks; see Swatschek.


See Patočka & Turčáni.


Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1973a), Hancock & Bland (2015a), Karle-Fendt & Wolf (2015a), Kovács & Kovács (2001a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Swatschek (1958a), Thomann (1956a).

Last modified 16.ii.2020