Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Phytobia carbonaria

Phytobia carbonaria (Zetterstedt, 1848)

on Crataegus, Malus


oviposition around end of May. The larva tunnels in the cambium of a one year old shoot, initially upwards, later downwards and ultimately descending down to sometimes 20 cm below ground level.


Rosaceae oligophagous

Crataegus; ? Cydonia; Malus; Pyrus.


Benavent-Corai, Martinez, Moreno Marí & Jiménez Peydró (2004a), Černý, (2001c), Černý, Barták & Vaněk (2009a), Černý & Merz (2006a), Černý, Vála & Barták (2001a), Darvas, Skuhravá & Andersen (2000a), De Bruyn & von Tschirnhaus (1991a), Gil Ortiz (2009a), Hering (1955b), Kabos (1971a), de Meijere (1924a), Papp (2009a), Papp & Černý (2016a), Spencer (1972a, 1973b, 1976a), Starke (1942a), Stary (1930a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a, 2000a), Zlobin (2008a).

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