Lepidoptera: Yponomeutinae

445 Ocnerostoma friesei (Svensson,1966) < back | home

Food Plant: Pinus sylvestris (Scots Pine).

Mine: December - March; June - July; September

Pupa: In a white cocoon between spun needles (top photo). The pupa is elongated (lower photo).

Notes: The larva feeds within the needle from the tip to base and exits close to the base.

Images: Rob Edmunds

Data: 11.iii.2005 (top photo), 18.iv,2005 (lower photo) ex mine 16-18.iii.2005, Dwingelderveld, Drenthe, Nederlands, Willem Ellis