Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Defractosiphon franzi

Defractosiphon franzi Börner, 1950

on Peucedanum, Seseli


Apterae 2-3 mm, shining green on dorsal abdomen, anteriorly yellowish brown. In rows on upper sides of leaf segments with heads directed towards the petioles.

host plants

Apiaceae, oligophagous

Peucedanum officinale; Seseli austriacum.


Defractosiphon rugosus Müller 1973.


Blackman & Eastop (2018), Börner & Franz (1956a), Müller (1986a), Müller & Horatschek (1980a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

Last modified 26.i.2019