Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Coloradoa rufomaculata

Coloradoa rufomaculata (Wilson, 1908)

on Asteraceae

Coloradoa rufomaculata

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Apterae 1-2 mm, pale green, often with yellow spots at siphuncular bases


Asteraceae, narrowly oligophagous

Chrysanthemum indicum; Dendranthema; Glebionis coronaria.

Sometimes also on quite different composite genera, Ambrosia; Artemisia; Sigesbeckia, Tanacetum


Hibernates as vivipara; in more northern regions only in greenhouses.


Barbagallo & Massimino Cocuzza (2014a), Blackman & Eastop (2017), Heie (1992a), Kadyrbekov (2020a), Miller & Stoetzel (1997a), Tambs-Lyche (1970a).

Last modified 23.iv.2023