Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Myzocallis carpini

Myzocallis carpini (Koch, 1855)

hornbeam aphid

on Carpinus

Myzocallis carpini: larva on Carpinus betulus

Carpinus betulus, UK © Bob Dransfield & Bob Brightwell, InfluentialPoints


The adult viviparae are winged. In all stages they are pale yellowish to almost white, without any marking; the measure 1-2 mm. Aphids at the underside of te leaves, especially in hedges.

host plants

Betulaceae, monophagous

Carpinus betulus, orientalis.


Barbagallo, Binazzi, Pennacchio & Pollini (2011a), Barbagallo & Massimino Cocuzza (2014a), Blackman & Eastop (2017), Börner & Franz (1956a), Durak, Durak & Borowiak-Sobkowiak (0000a, 2011a), Heie (1982a), Łabanowski & Soika (2011a), Lampel & Meier (2003a), Nieto Nafría & Mier Durante (1998a), Osiadacz & Wojciechowski (2008a), Petrović (1998a), Ripka, Reider & Szalay-Marzsó (1998a), Stroyan (1977a), Weis (1955a), Wieczorek & Kanturski (2011a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

Last modified 16.i.2019