Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aulacorthum palustre

Aulacorthum palustre Hille Ris Lambers, 1947

on yellow composites


Apterae 2-3 mm, pink or pale green, frequently with darker rust-coloured or green spots at bases of siphunculi. Immatures have cross-bands of wax powder. At the undersides of the leaves.


Asteraceae – Cichoreae, narrowly oligophagous

Crepis; Hypochaeris radicata; Scorzoneroides autumnalis; Taraxacum.


Blackman & Eastop (2017), Heie (1994a), Hellrigl (2004a), Lampel & Meier (2007a), Tambs-Lyche (1968a).

Last modified 13.i.2018