Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Sitobion paludum

Sitobion paludum Müller, 1952

on Vaccinium, primary host plant


Apterae 2-3 mm, shining green or brownish, with black head.

host plants

Ericaceae, narrowly monophagous

Vaccinium uliginosum.

on Rhynchospora, secondary host plant


On the secondary host plants the apterae are somewhat darker.

host plants

Cyperaceae, narrowly monophagous

Rhynchospora alba.


Blackman & Eastop (2017), Buga & Stekolshchikov (2012a), Heie (1994a), Heikinheimo (1997a).

Last modified 26.iv.2023