Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Cicadella viridis

Cicadella viridis (Linnaeus, 1758)

on “grasses”

parasite

Larvae and adults free on the leaves.

host plants

narrowly polyphagous

Carex arenaria, divulsa, hirta; Glyceria; Juncus; Phragmites australis; Scirpus.

della Giustina, Kollár mention a number of trees, like Acer campestre, monspessulanum, platanoides, pseudoplatanus, saccharinum, tataricium; Alnus glutinosa; Fraxinus excelsior; Populus; Malus domestica; Prunus dulcis, persica; Pyrus communis; Salix.
della Giustina even describes the oviposition in the bark of an apple branch.

phenology

Univoltine; hibernation as egg.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

references

Baugnée (2003c), della Giustina (1989a), Kollár (2007a), Lehmann & Achtziger (2016a), Malenovský, Baňař & Kment (2011a), Malenovský & Lauterer (2005a), Mazzoni (2005a), Mühlethaler, Holzinger, Nickel & Wachmann (2018a), Nickel & Niedringhaus (2009a), Söderman (2007a), Tay (1972a).

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