Diphyllaphis mordvilkoi (Aizenberg, 1932)

on Quercus

parasite

Apterae 1-1.5 mm, elongate pear-shaped, yellowish-white, hidden below much flocculent white wax. At the undersides of mature leaves, that may curl up, turn yellow or red and die.

hostplants

Fagaceae, monophagous

Quercus cerris, frainetto, pubescens, pyrenaica, robur, rotundifolia.

distribution within Europe

Mediterranean.

references

Barbagallo, Binazzi, Pennacchio & Pollini (2011a), Binazzi & Roversi (1988a, 1990a), Blackman & Eastop (2018), Nieto Nafría & Mier Durante (1998a).

mod 21.i.2018