Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Bemisia lauracea

Bemisia lauracea Martin, Franquinho Aguiar & Pita 1996

on Laurus, Ocotea, Persea


Puparium pale. Submedian region of dorsal disc with a covering of secretion which is elevated above the remainder of the puparium; this submedian covering is thick, glassy and brittle, whitish opaque around its margins. Puparia in quite small numbers at the undersides of the leaves.

host plants

Lauraceae, oligophagous

Laurus azorica; Ocotea foetens;Persea indica.

distribution within Europe



Martin, Franquinho Aguiar & Pita (1996a).

Last modified 15.ii.2019