Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Betulaphis brevipilosa

Betulaphis brevipilosa Börner, 1940

on Betula


Apterae ± 2 mm, pale to grass-green, tips of antennae and tarsi darkened; antennae shorter than the body; siphunculi very short. Mainly on the upper side of the leaves; generally not ant-attended.


Betulaceae, monophagous

Betula humilis, pendula, pubescens.

According to Heie exclusively on B. pendula.


Barbagallo & Massimino Cocuzza (2014a), Blackman & Eastop (2017), Heie (1982a), Lampel & Meier (2003a), Mier Durante & Nieto Nafría (1997a), Nieto Nafría & Mier Durante (1998a), Petrović (1998a), Tambs-Lyche & Heie (1984a), Wieczorek & Kanturski (2011a).

Last modified 18.xi.2018