Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Boernerina depressa

Boernerina depressa Bramstedt, 1940

on Alnus


Apterae 2-3 mm, whitish, flattened, elongate oval. They live in small colonies, closely applied to the leaf surface, along the midrib and thick lateral veins, at the underside of the leaves.

host plants

Betulaceae, narrowly monophagous

Alnus viridis.


Blackman & Eastop (2017), Börner & Franz (1956a), Hellrigl (2004a), Lampel & Meier (2003a), Müller & Horatschek (1980a), Wieczorek & Kanturski (2011a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

Last modified 15.i.2019