Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Colaphellus palaestinus

Colaphellus palaestinus Achard, 1923

on Brassica, etc.


Larvae and adults free on the leaves.

host plants

Brassicaceae, oligophagous

Brassica oleracea; Diplotaxis.

distribution within Europe

Species from the near east (Egypt, Palestine, et.), appeared in numbers as migrant in Malta.


Mifsud & Daccordi (2019a).

Last modified 23.vii.2020