Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Massalongia bachmaieri

Massalongia bachmaieri Möhn, 1954

on Betula


like the galls of Anisostephus betulinus, but the full grown larvae are orange red. Pupation in the ground.

host plants

Betulaceae, narrowly monophagous

Betula nana.


Bachmaier (1965a), Buhr (1964b), Gagné (2010a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2021a: 50), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a).

Last modified 13.ix.2021