Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Chaitophorus nassonowi

Chaitophorus nassonowi Mordvilko, 1894

on Populus


Apterae 2-3 mm, brownish-red to brown, hairy, with short, stump-like siphunculi. In small, ant-attended colonies on the bark of young and old shoots, petioles and the underside of the leaves.

host plants

Salicaceae, monophagous

Populus alba, x canadensis, carolinensis, nigra, tremula.


Barbagallo & Massimino Cocuzza (2014a), Blackman & Eastop (2017), Krzywiec (1982a), Lampel & Meijer (2003a), Petrović (1998a), Ripka, Reider & Szalay-Marzsó (1998a), Szelegiewicz (1961a), Wieczorek & Osiadacz (2007a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

Last modified 2.iii.2019