Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Eulecanium franconicum

Eulecanium franconicum (Lindinger, 1912)

spruce mealybug

on Calluna, Vaccinium

parasite

Post-reproductive female, oval, convex, wider anteriorly, narrowing and sloping posteriorly, brown to dark brown, shiny, with longitudinal dorsal carina and depressed points laterally; up to 5 mm long and 4 mm wide

hostplants

Ericaceae, oligophagous

Calluna vulgaris; Vaccinium.

references

Ćwierzyk & Dziedzicka (1987a), Dziedzicka (1988a), Hellrigl (2004a), Malumphy, Ostrauskas & Pye (2008a).

Last modified 26.ii.2020