Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Sibinia pellucens

Sibinia pellucens (Scopoli, 1772)

on Silene


the fruit is enlarged and irregular in shape; inside one or more gall chambers; pupation within the gall.

host plants

Caryophyllaceae, monophagous

Silene alba, dioica, fruticosa, latifolia, nutans, vulgaris.


Cerasa (2015a), Dieckmann (198a), Forbicioni, Abbazzi, Bellò ao (2019a), Heijerman & Wijker (2020a), Lorenz (1997a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

Last modified 28.xii.2020