Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Stephanitis takeyai

Stephanitis takeyai Drake & Maa, 1955

andromeda lace bug

on Pieris, etc.


Larvae and imagines freely at the undersides of the leaves.

host plants

Ericaceae, monophagous

Pieris japonica.

Less often also Rhododendron.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).


Aukema, Bos, Hermes & Zeinstra (2005a), Aukema, Bruers & Viskens (2005a), Aukema & Hermes (2006a), Aukema, Hermes & Woudstra (1997a), Barta & Bibeň (2016a), de Blok & van der Linden (2007a), Hommes, Westhoff & Melber (2003a), Rabitsch (2008a), Rabitsch & Frieß (2011a), Streito 2006a, Viskens, Bruers & Vercauteren (0000a).

Last modified 23.iii.2021