Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Callipterinella minutissima

Callipterinella minutissima (Stroyan, 1953)

on Betula


Apterae greenish, minute, ± 1 mm. In early spring they live in de bursting buds;
later in the catkins between the scales. Only in autumn they can be found at the underside of the leaves.

host plants

Betulaceae, monophagous

Betula pendula, pubescens.


Blackman & Eastop (2017), Hajek (1985a), Heie (1982a), Nieto Nafría & Mier Durante (1998a), Petrović (1998a), Stroyan (1977a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

Last modified 15.i.2019