Argyresthia amiantella (Zeller, 1847)

on Picea

parasite

The larva bores in a terminal bud, sometimes also the wood below, of a young branch. Pupation internal, in a cocoon. The larva before makes a neatly circular exit opening.

host plants

Pinaceae, monofaag

Picea abies.

phenology

Probably univoltine.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

pupa

See Patočka (1998a), Patočka & Turcáni (2005).

synonyms

Blastotere amiantella.

references

Baldizzone (2008a), Bengtsson & Johansson (2012a), Friese (1969a), Huemer (2012a), Konečná (2013a), Patočka (1998a), Patočka & Turcáni (2005).

mod 19.iii.2019