Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aleuroclava similis

Aleuroclava similis (Takahashi, 1938)

polyphagous

Aleuroclava similis puparium

puparium (from Malumphy ao, 2010b)

parasite

Puparia 0.8-1 mm, translucent, broadly oval with the margin distinctly indented in the posterior third; at the underside of the leaves.

host plants

Amaranthus; Camellia; Ilex; Pieris japonica; Rhododendron; Vaccinium vitis-idaea.

In natural situations mostly on Vaccinium vitis-idaea.

phenology

Univoltine; hibernation as puparium.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

synonyms

Aleurotuberculatus similis; A. similis europaeus Zahradník, 1962.

references

Bink, Bink-Moenen & Woets (1980a), Huldén (1986a), Jansen (2011a), Klasa (2011a), Klasa & Palaczyk (2008a), Lock (2020a), Malumphy, Ostrauskas & Pye (2009a, 2010b), Martin, Mifsud & Rapisarda (2000a).

Last modified 13.x.2020