Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Myzotoxoptera wimhurstae

Myzotoxoptera wimhurstae Theobald, 1927

on Cardamine


Apterae 1.5-2 mm, shining dark olive green with blackish head, siphunculi and cauda. Feeding in damp situations at bases of stems and on roots, so they are difficult to collect.

host plants

Brassicaceae, monophagous

Cardamine flexuosa, hirsuta, impatiens, pratensis.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Blackman & Eastop (2019), Prior (1971a), Wojciechowski, Depa, HalgoŇ° ao (2016a).

Last modified 27.i.2019