Argyresthia semitestacella (Curtis, 1833)

large beech argent

on Fagus

parasite

The larvae bore in a shoot.

host plants

Fagaceae, monophagous

Fagus sylvatica.

phenology

Univoltine; larvae in May-June,

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva

Full grown larva 8 mm; body greenish white; head shining black; prothoracic and anal plates brown.

puparium

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

references

Agassiz (1996a), Bengtsson & Johansson (2011a), Biesenbaum (2010b), Friese (1969a), Konečná (2013a), Patočka (1998a), Patočka & Turcáni (2005a), Pinzari, Pinzari & Zilli (2013a).

mod 21.iii.2019