Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Parabemisia myricae

Parabemisia myricae (Kuwana. 1927)

japanese bayberry whitefly

mainly on Citrus, Persea

Parabemisia myricae: puparium

puparium (from Hernández-Suárez ao).


Pupal cases are colourless and cryptic, notable only when numerous. the eggs preferably are laid on upper surface of the leaf border of very young leaves, each producing a characteristic protuberance.

host plants


Broussonetia papyrifera; Citrus limon, sinensis; Persea americana.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


García Segura, Garijo Alba & García García (1992a), Hamon, Nguyen & Browning (2014a), Hernández-Suárez, Martin, Gill ao (2012a), Martin, Mifsud & Rapisarda (2000a), Michalopoulos (1989a), Šimala, Pintar, Masten Milek & Markotić (2016a).

Last modified 25.ii.2019