Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Mesophleps oxycedrella

Mesophleps oxycedrella (Millière, 1871)

on Juniperus


Larvae in the cones, feeding on the seeds.

host plants

Cpuressceae, monophagous

Juniperus oxycedrus & subsp. macrocarpa, phoenicea.


Hibernation as larva in the come.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Huertas Dionisio (2007a), Li & Sattler (2012a), Requena (2009a), Ribes Escolà & Askew (2009a), Roques, Markalas, Raoux ao (1999a).

Last modified 28.i.2020