Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Physatocheila costata

Physatocheila costata (Fabricius, 1794)

on Alnus, Betula

parasite

Larvae and imagines freely on the leaves. Preference for young trees (Aukema & Hermes)

host plants

Betulaceae, oligophagous

Alnus glutinosa, incana; Betula pendula, pubescens.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

references

Aukema & Hermes (2006a), Kment & Baňař (2012a), Stehlík (2002a).

Last modified 15.iii.2021