Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Macrosiphoniella aetnensis

Macrosiphoniella aetnensis Barbagallo, 1968

on Helichrysum


Apterae ± 2 mm, green, covered with greyish wax powder except for a bare central dorsal abdominal area. At the stems and the undersides of the leaves.


Asteraceae, monophagous

Helichrysum italicum.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).


Barbagallo (1968a), Blackman & Eastop (2018), Mier Durante, Remaudiére & Nieto Nafría (1988a).

Last modified 2.iv.2018