Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Ditropis pteridis

Ditropis pteridis (Spinola, 1839)

on Pteridium


Larvae and adults free at the undersides of the leaves.

host plants

Dennstaedtiaceae, monophagous

Pteridium aquilinum.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Asche (1982a), Gillerfors (2008a), Halarewicz (2011a), Malenovský (2006a), Malenkovský & Lauterer (2012a), Mazzoni (2005a), Nickel & Remane (2002a), Mühlethaler, Holzinger, Nickel & Wachmann (2018a).

Last modified 12.i.2021