Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Elasmostethus interstinctus

Elasmostethus interstinctus (Linnaeus, 1758)

birch shieldbug

on Betula, etc.

parasite

Larvae at aldults on the leaves.

host plants

polyphagous

Alnus glutinosa; Amelanchier; Betula; Crataegus monogyna; Sorbus aucuparia.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

references

Aukema, Heijerman & Kalkman (2016a), Bantock (2018a), Baugnée (2003c), Meijer, Smit, Beukeboom & Schilthuizen (2012a).

Last modified 21.i.2022