Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Macrosteles empetri

Macrosteles empetri (Ossiannilsson, 1935)

on Empetrum


Larvae and adults free on the leaves.

host plants

? Ericaceae, monophagous
Mostly observed on Empetrum nigrum, hermaphroditum, but this probably is not the host plant.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Gillerfors (2003a), Söderman (2007a).

Last modified 23.iii.2021