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 light brown and elongated (as shown).

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

Image: Rob Edmunds

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