Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Hyperomyzus zirnitsi

Hyperomyzus zirnitsi Hille Ris Lambers, 1952

on Ribes, primary host plant


Apterae 2-3 mm, shining green; in spring colonies on shoot apices, petioles and curling leaves.

host plants

Grossulariaceae, monophagous

Ribes alpinum, rubrum.

on Euphrasia, Pedicularis, secondary host plants

host plants

Orobanchaceae, oligophagous

Euphrasia; Pedicularis.


In Switzerland and northern Italy lives a subspecies, H. zirnitsi boerneri Prévost, 1959, on Euphorbia rostkoviana.


Blackman & Eastop (2017), Heie (1994a), Lampel & Meier (2007a), Wojciechowski, Depa, HalgoŇ° ao (2016a).

Last modified 26.i.2019