Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Monellia caryella

Monellia caryella (Fitch, 1855)

on Carya


All viviparae are alate, pale lemon-yellow to greenish yellow, with banded antennae. Generations from midsummer to autumn bear a continuous broad black band running around front and sides of head and down sides of body as far as abdominal tergite 3, as well as a broad brown-black band along the anterior margin of the forewing.


Juglandaceae, monophagous

Carya cordiformis, illinoisensis.


Blackman & Eastop (2018), Nieto Nafría & Mier Durante (1998a), Papapanagiotou, Nathanailidou, Taylor ao (2012a) , Suay Cano & González Funes (1998c).

Last modified 5.iii.2018