Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Taiwanomyzus alpicola

Taiwanomyzus alpicola (Hille Ris Lambers, 1969)

on ferns


Apterae 1-2 mm, shining black with antennae and femora mainly black, and dark siphunculi and cauda; particularly on plants growing in shady situation

host plants

Pteridophyta, restricted polyphagous

Asplenium ruta-muraria, septentrionale, trichomanes; Athyrium; Blechnum; Cystopteris fragilis; Dryopteris carthusiana; Gymnocarpium; Polypodium.


Utamphorophora alpicola.


Blackman & Eastop (2018), Lampel & Meier (2007a), Müller & Horatschek (1980a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

Last modified 28.i.2019