Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Dichomeris latipennella

Dichomeris latipennella (Rebel, 1937)

on Picea

parasite

The larvae bore in the buds of the female flowers.

host plants

Pinaceae, monophagous

Picea abies.

phenology

The larva hibernates twice, as very young larva and fully developed, immediately before the pupation.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

synonyms

Acanthophila piceana Šulcs, 1968.

references

Aarvik, Bakke, Berg ao (1997a), Huemer (2012a), Šulcs (1968a).

Last modified 24.i.2020