Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Periphyllus singeri

Periphyllus singeri (Börner, 1952)

on Acer


Apterae 2-4 mm, dark brown, in spring with dark transverse bands on the abdomen. Living on young and old branches and also on old bark wounds; attended by ants.

host plants

Sapindaceae, monophagous

Acer pseudoplatanus.


Chaetophoria singeri.


Blackman & Eastop (2017), Börner & Franz (1956a), Heie (1982a, 1995a), Hille Ris Lambers (1959a), Wieczorek & Junkiert (2011a).

Last modified 10.ii.2019