Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Ctenocallis israelica

Ctenocallis israelica Hille Ris Lambers, 1954

on Calicotome


Apterae ± 2 mm, yellowish with a double row of brown to black spots. The abdomen-segments each bear laterally a long, finger-shapes process that points obliquely backwards. They feed on both sides of the leaves.


Fabaceae, monophagous

Calicotome spinosa, villosa.


Blackman & Eastop (2017), Hałaj & Osiadacz (2014a), Nieto Nafría & Mier Durante (1998a), Suay Cano & González Funes (1998c).

Last modified 17.i.2018