Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Jacksonia papillata

Jacksonia papillata Theobald, 1923

on grasses


Apterae ± 2 mm, brownish green, olive-green, dull greenish yellow or reddish, slightly wax-powdered on underside, with brown head, antennae and legs, dark-tipped siphunculi and dark cauda. At the basal, colourless parts of the plants where they are well camouflaged among the dead brown and etiolated leaves.

host plants

Poaceae, oligophagous

Avenella flexuosa; Dactylis glomerata; Festuca rubra; Poa.

Records of Crepis paludosa, Lysimachia nemorum, Solanum tuberosum, Veronica probably apply to stray specimens.


Blackman & Eastop (2017), Heie (1994a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

Last modified 3.vii.2019