Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Macrosiphum cerinthiacum

Macrosiphum cerinthiacum Börner, 1950

on Cerinthe


Apterae ± 3.5 mm, pale yellow with dark brown apices to antennae, legs and siphunculi, and dark “knees”. On undersides of leaves.

host plants

Boraginaceae, monophagous

Cerinthe minor & subsp. auriculata.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Barbagallo & Massimino Cocuzza (2014a), Barbagallo & Pollini (2014a), Blackman & Eastop (2019), Börner & Franz (1956a), Szelegiewicz (1982b), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

Last modified 10.ii.2019