Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Bucculatrix ainsliella cocoon

Bucculatrix ainsliella

Bucculatrix ainsliella coccon

Quercus rubra, Wezep © Erik van Nieukerken

Bucculatrix ainsliella parasitised coccoon

Quercus rubra, Hoenderloo, Hoge Veluwe: a parasitoid has emerged from this coccon

Bucculatrix ainsliella coccoon after emergence

out of this cocoon, with a nice fringe at its frontal end, an imago has succesfully emerged

The cocoon is snow white.

31/10/2011

Last modified 25.vii.2017