Argyresthia praecocella Zeller, 1839

ochreous argent

on Juniperus

parasite

Larvae in the berries A larva destroys several berries, that therefore each have an entrance and an exit opening. Bupation in the soil.

host plants

Cupressaceae, monophagous

Juniperus communis, rigida.

phenology

Univoltine; hibernation as pupa.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

pupa

Pupa in a dense, reddish cocoon; see Patočka (1998a), Patočka & Turcáni (2005)

synonyms

Blasrotere praecocella.

references

Agassiz (1996a), Friese (1969a), Konečná (2013a), Patočka (1997a, 1998a), Patočka & Turcáni (2005), Sønderup (1949a).

mod 19.iii.2019