Lepidoptera: Yponomeutinae

443 Cedestis subfasciella (Stephens,1834) < back | home  

Food Plant: Pinus sp.

Mine: December - April

Pupa: In a white cocoon on the ground. The pupa is initially green (as shown), then darkens as it matures.

Notes: The larva feeds within the needle from the tip to base and exits close to the base (as shown). On emergence the larva is a green-blue colour.

Image: Rob Edmunds

Data: 02.iv.2005, ex mine 16-18.iii.2005, Dwingelderveld, Drenthe, Nederlands, Willem Ellis