Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Pterocomma jacksoni

Pterocomma jacksoni Theobald, 1921

on Salix


Apterae 2-4 mmm, the colour ranging from pinkish to reddish brown of brownish black with a greenish hue; the siphunculi are orange red. They live in dense, ant-attended colonies on young branches just above, or under, ground level.

host plants

Salicaceae, monophagous

Salix aurita, caprea, cinerea, repens.


Blackman & Eastop (2017), Börner & Franz (1956a), Heie (1986a), Masłowski, Ledwoń, Wyglenda ao (2017a), Osiadacz & Wojciechowski (2008a), Tambs-Lyche & Heie (1984a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

Last modified 28.i.2019