Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Zyginella pulchra

Zyginella pulchra Löw, 1885

on Acer, etc.


Larvae and adults free on the leaves.

host plants

Sapindaceae, monophagous

Acer campestre, monspessulanum, platanoides, pseudoplatanum.

Rarely Alnus; Carpinus betulus; Cotinus coggygria; Crataegus; Juglans regia; Quercus petraea.


Hiberates as imago on conifers and other plants that keep their foliage in winter.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Baugnée (2003c), den Bieman & van Klink (2015a), Endrestøl, Olsen & Gustad (2016a), Gillerfors (2009a), Guglielmino, Modola, Scarici, ao (2015a), Malenovský (2006a), Malenovský, Baňař & Kment (2011a), Malenovský & Lauterer (2010a, 2012a), Mazzoni (2005a), Nickel & Niedringhaus (2009a), Seljak (2016a).

Last modified 17.i.2021