Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Empoasca decedens

Empoasca decedens Paoli, 1932

on dicotyledonous plants

parasite

Larvae and adults free on the leaves.

host plants

broadly polyphagous

Alnus glutinosa; Dahlia; Enterolobium cyclocarpum; Gossypium; Malva multiflora; Passiflora edulis; Prunus dulcis, persica; Ricinus communis; Rubus idaeus; Salix; Schinus molle; Tagetes minuta; Vitis vinifera.

Especially numerous on willows.

phenology

Hibernates as imago on evergreen plants.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

synonyms

Asymmetrasca decedens.

notes

A pest on several commercial crops.

references

Aguín-Pombo & Freitas (2008a), Coutinho, Amado, Barateiro, ao (2015a), Freitas & Aguin-Pombo (2006a), Mazzoni (2005a), Mühlethaler, Holzinger, Nickel & Wachmann (2018a), Nickel (2010a), d’Urso, Gjonov & Mifsud (2019a).

Last modified 23.i.2021