Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Colaphellus palaestinus

Colaphellus palaestinus Achard, 1923

on Brassica, etc.

parasite

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.

references

Mifsud & Daccordi (2019a).

Last modified 23.vii.2020