Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Diphyllaphis mordvilkoi

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).

Last modified 21.i.2018