Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Phytobia aucupariae

Phytobia aucupariae (Kangas, 1949)

on Sorbus


oviposition around end of June; the larva then tunnels a gallery in the cambium of a one-year old shoot, and hibernates in its second instar within the gallery. In May of the following yer the larva leaves the gallery, and pupates in the soil.


Rosaceae, monophagous

Sorbus aucuparia.


Černý (2001c), Papp & Černý (2016a), Spencer (1976a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a, 2000a), Zlobin (2008a).

Last modified 22.iii.2018