Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Sappaphis piri

Sappaphis piri Matsumura, 1918

on Pyrus


Apterae 2-2.5 mm, broadly oval, brownish or yellowish-brown, covered with white woolly wax. On undersides of leaves

host plants

Rosaceae, monophagous

Pyrus communis.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Origination from the Far East. There host-alternating, with a secondary generation at the roots of Artemisia.


Blackman & Eastop (2019), Börner & Franz (1956a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

Last modified 28.i.2019