Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Xerobion camphorosmae

Xerobion camphorosmae (Taschev, 1961)

on Camphorosma


Apterae 1-1.5 mm, dark grey, but almost covered in life with thick woolly wax, except for small dark spots in front of the siphunculi and a larger dark spot on the posterior abdomen. On the needle-like leaves and creeping stems;

host plants

Amaranthaceae, monophagous


distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Blackman & Eastop (2019), Kadyrbekov (2014a).

Last modified 1.ii.2019