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. The pupa is elongated .

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

Images: Rob Edmunds

Data: 01.iv.2005, Fleet, Hants, VC12