Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Phyllonorycter populifoliella pupa

Phyllonorycter populifoliella

Phyllonorycter populifoliella pupaPhyllonorycter populifoliella pupa

Populus canadensis, Meijendel, exuvium, leg Henk ten Holt; mesonotum (with a pair of pits at the rear border) and metanotum (without); 8th abdominal segment with a pair of setae

Phyllonorycter populifoliella pupaPhyllonorycter populifoliella pupa

“face”; rear border of 7th and 8th abdomen segment strongly widened

Phyllonorycter populifoliella pupaPhyllonorycter populifoliella pupa

spinulation and the “nose” of the pupa

Phyllonorycter populifoliella pupaPhyllonorycter populifoliella pupa

cremaster in lateral and ventral view

Phyllonorycter populifoliella pupaPhyllonorycter populifoliella pupa

7th abdominal segment ventrally with two pairs of spines on a median triangular ridge

Contrary to what is said by Gregor & Patočka (2001a) the cremaster teeth are present, albeit quite small and invisible from above.

24.x.2008

Last modified 25.vii.2017