Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Siphonatrophia cupressi

Siphonatrophia cupressi (Swain, 1918)

on Cupressus, etc.


Apterae 1-2 mm, pale blue green with a conspicuously high domed dorsum.

host plants

Cupressaceae, oligophagous

Cupressus arizonica, x leylandii, macrocarpa, sempervirens; Juniperus chinensis, sabina.

distribution within Europe

North American species, recently found at some points in southern Europe.


Barbagallo, Binazzi, Pennacchio & Pollini (2011a), Blackman & Eastop (2023), Influential Points (2023), Lumbierres, Pérez Hidalgo, Starý & Pons (2015a), Oğuzoğlu, Şenol, Avcı & Görür (2021a), Sano & Yoshitomi (2012a).

Last modified 10.ix.2023