Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Capitophorus pakansus

Capitophorus pakansus Hottes & Frison, 1931

on Elaeagnus, (Hippophaes), primary host plants2


Apterae 1-2 mm pale, narrow-bodied.

host plants

Elaeagnaceae, oligophagous

Elaeagnus angustifolia; Hippophae rhamnoides.

The occurrence on Hippophae is not quite certain.

on Dittrichia, Inula


Apterae 1-2 mm, white or greenish yellow, living on undersides of leaves.

host plants

Asteraceae, narrowly oligophagous

Dittrichia viscosa; Inula conyzae, helenium, royleana.


Blackman & Eastop (2017), Buga & Stekolshchikov (2012a), Corpuz-Raros & Cook (1974a), Heie (1994a), Osiadacz & Wojciechowski (2008a), Petrović (1998a), Seco & Mier (1986a).

Last modified 25.xii.2018