Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Pollinia pollini

Pollinia pollini (Costa, 1857)

pollinia scale, olive pit scale

on Olea


Scales mainly in bark fissures and branch axils. The female scales are brownish red, smooth, surrounded by greyish wax.

host plants

Oleaceae, monophagous

Olea europaea.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).


Athanasíou & Zárpas (0000a), Eelenis (2007a), Haber & Mifsud (2007a), Haouas, Mdellel, Mraihi, ao (2019b), Hellrigl (2004a), Mifsud, Mazzeo, Russo & Watson (2014a), Şi̇şman & Ülgentürk (2010a.

Last modified 3.ii.2022