Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Macrosiphum weberi

Macrosiphum weberi Börner, 1933

on Succisa, Scabiosa


Apterae 2-3 mmm, dark red or dark violet, with black siphunculi. In small, frequently ant-attended colonies on stems.

host plants

Caprifoliaceae, oligophagous

Succisa pratensis; Scabiosa columbaria.

Mainly on Succisa.


Records from Knautia probably all refer to Macrosiphum knautiae.


Blackman & Eastop (2017), Heie (1994a), Lampel & Meier (2007a), Piron (2021a), Tambs-Lyche (1968a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

Last modified 3.ii.2021