Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Issus muscaeformis

Issus muscaeformis (von Paula Schrank, 1781)

on woody plant

Issus cf muscaeformis

Greece, Lefkas, Katouna, 7.ix.2021 © Laurens van der Linde (cf!)


Larvae and adults free on the branches.

host plants


Acer pseudoplatanus; Carpinus betulus; Corylus avellana; Fagus; Fraxinus excelsior; Hedera helix; Quercus.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Malenkovský & Lauterer (2012a), Mühlethaler, Holzinger, Nickel & Wachmann (2018a), Whitehead & Key (2010a).

Last modified 12.viii.2023