Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Issus coleoptratus

Issus coleoptratus (Fabricius, 1781)

on Hedera, etc.


Larvae and adults free on the leaves.

host plants


Acer; Betula pendula; Clematis armandii; Corylus avellana; Hedera colchica, helix; Ilex aquifolium; Philadelphus coronarius; Quercus robur; Sorbus torminalis; Syringa vulgaris; Tilia; Ulmus.

Although many trees and shrubs are mentioned as a host, the species almost exclusively lives on ivy.


U nivoltine; hibernation as imago on conifers and evergreen shrubs like ivy and privet.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Himmelsbach, Weth, Böhme, ao (2016a), Malenkovský & Lauterer (2012a), Mazzoni (2005a), Mühlethaler, Holzinger, Nickel & Wachmann (2018a), Le Quesne (1960a), Whitehead & Key (2010a).

Last modified 11.i.2021