Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Graphocephala fennahi

Graphocephala fennahi Young, 1977

rhododendron leafhopper

on Rhododendron

parasite

Larvae and adults free on the leaves.

host plants

Ericaceae, monophagous

Rhododendron ponticum.

phenology

Univoltine; hibernation as egg.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

notes

The species is native to North America and was introduced in the 1930’s to Great Britain and in the 1970’s to continental Europe.

references

Arzone, Vidano & Alma (1987a), Baugnée (2003c), Endrestøl (2013a, 2017a), Ferracini, Gilardi & Alma (2003a), Gillerfors (2008a), Laister (2008a), Mühlethaler, Holzinger, Nickel & Wachmann (2018a), Seljak (2013a), Špryňar (2005a).

Last modified 11.i.2021