Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Anthonomus kirschi

Anthonomus kirschi Desbrochers des Loges, 1868

on Pyrus


A larva develops in a [or more?] leaf bud, that gets a brownish aspect.

host plants

Rosaceae, monophagous

Pyrus communis.


Univoltine, the beetles hibernate in the litter.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Casalini & Colonnelli (2014a), Dieckmann (1968a, 1988a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

Last modified 23.ix.2020