Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Liparthrum bartschti

Liparthrum bartschti Muhl, 1891

on Viscum


The female bores a wide gallery under the bark of a thick branch, perpendicular to its length and deposits a number of eggs. The emerging larvae make individual galleries, each one ending upon a pupal chamber, relatively deep in the wood.

host plants

Santalaceae, monophagous

Viscum album.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Hellrigl (2006b), Jordal, Kirkendall & Harkestad (2004a), Sanchez, Chittaro, Germann & Knížek (2020a), Schedl (1980a), Varga, Keresztes & Poczai (2012a).

Last modified 23.xi.2020