Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Siphoninus finitimus

Siphoninus finitimus Silvestri, 1915

on Olea, Picconia


The puparia resemble those of the common S. phillyreae, but while the puparia of phillyreae have a single area of dark submedian coloration, those of finitimus have the cuticle mostly pale but with two distinct areas of infuscation in the median area of the dorsum.

host plants

Oleaceae, oligophagous

Olea europaea; Picconia excelsa.

distribution within Europe

Canary Islands, Iberia, Corsica.


Siphoninus phillyreae multituberculatus Goux, 1949.


Hernández-Suárez, Martin, Gill ao (2012a).

Last modified 22.ii.2019