Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Kissophagus hederae

Kissophagus hederae (Schmitt, 1843)

on Hedera

kissophagus hederae: feeding traces

feeding traces in a decorticated branch (from Sobczyk)


Larvae and adults bore in the bark.

host plants

Araliaceae, monophagous

Hedera colchica, helix.


Hibernation as imago, in a gallery.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Cissophagus hederae; Kissophagus vicinus (Comolli, 1837); Kissophagus nuesslini Reitter, 1913.


Duffy (1953a), Gebhardt (2015b), Lombardero & Novoa (1994a), Mifsud & Knížek (2009a), Munroe (1926a), Nikulina, Mandelshtam, Petrov, ao (2015a), Schedl (1980a), Selmi (1987a), Sobczyk (2010a), Vorst, Heijerman, van Nunen & van Wielink (2008a).

Last modified 4.iv.2021