Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Brachycaudus klugkisti

Brachycaudus klugkisti (Börner, 1942)

on Silene


slight malformation of the leaves. Apterae are 2-3 mm, with a very short, rounded cauda; they are shining black dorsally, reddish-brown ventrally. In the upper parts of the plant and in the inflorescence.

host plants

Caryophyllaceae, monophagous

Silene alba, dioica, latifolia, noctiflora, “rubra”, vulgaris.


Blackman & Eastop (2014), Börner & Franz (1956a), Buhr (1964b), Heie (1992a), Roskam (2009a), Tambs-Lyche (1970a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

Last modified 25.i.2019