Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Macrosiphoniella asteris

Macrosiphoniella asteris (Walker, 1849)

on Galatella, Tripolium


Apterae 2-3 mm, brownish green with black dorsal spots, body somewhat wax-powdered, with appendages mainly dark. In small colonies on upper parts of the stems and in the inflorescence.

host plants

Asteraceae, narrowly oligophagous

Galatella sedifolia; Tripolium pannonicum subsp. tripolium (= Aster tripolium).


Barbagallo, Binazzi, Pennacchio & Pollini (2011a), Blackman & Eastop (2018), Heie (1995a), Müller (1986a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

Last modified 26.i.2019