Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Mesophleps oxycedrella

Mesophleps oxycedrella (Millière, 1871)

on Juniperus, etc.

parasite

Larvae in the cones, feeding on the seeds.

host plants

Cpuressceae, oligphagous

Cupressus sempervirens; Juniperus excelsa, foetidissima, oxycedrus & subsp. macrocarpa, phoenicea, thurifera, turbinata; Tetraclinis artiulata.

phenology

Hibernation as larva in the cone.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

synonyms

Brachyacma oxycedrella.

references

Askew, Blasco-Zumeta & Pujade-Villar (2001a) , Huertas Dionisio (2007a), Huertas Dionisio, Vázquez García & Sánchez Gullón (2013a), Klimesch (1984a), Li & Sattler (2012a), Requena (2009a), Ribes Escolà & Askew (2009a), Roques, Markalas, Raoux ao (1999a), Ruseva, Zlatkov & Zaemdzhikova (2020a).

Last modified 10.iii.2024