Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Phorodon cannabis

Phorodon cannabis Passerini, 1860

cannabis apid

on Cannabis


Apterae 2-3 mm, shining yellowish green, often with three green length lines. At the underside of the leaves and in the inflorescence. The inflorescence becomes somewhat disfigured; the flowers may be greened and seed set diminished. Eggs are deposited on the fruits, in order to timely infect the annual host plant in the following spring.

host plants

Cannabaceae, monophagous

Cannabis sativa.


Diphorodon cannabis.


Blackman & Eastop (2017), Börner & Franz (1956a), Buhr (1964b), Dauphin & Aniotsehere (1997a), Heie (1994a), Houard (1908a), Petrović (1998a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

Last modified 26.i.2019