Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Pterocomma italicum

Pterocomma italicum Barbagallo & Stroyan, 1978

on Salix


Apterae 2-3 mm, very dark brown with a fine median line of whitish wax and two transverse lines on the abdomen; the siphunculi are orange-yellow. A species of the southern Alps.


Salicaceae, narrowly monophagous

Salix purpurea.


Barbagallo, Binazzi, Pennacchio & Pollini (2011a), Blackman & Eastop (2017).

Last modified 18.xi.2018