Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Anthaxia plicata

Anthaxia plicata Kiesenwetter, 1859

on Pyrus, etc.


The larvae bore in the branches.

host plants

Rosaceae, oligophagous

Crataegus; Malus; Pyrus communis, spinosa.

An older reference to Paliurus spina-christi probably is incorrect.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2021).


Karaman & Tezcan (1998a), Panin, Săvulecu & Ruicănescu (2015a), Sakalian (2003a).

Last modified 3.iii.2021