Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aspidiotus bornmuelleri

Aspidiotus bornmuelleri Lindinger, 1911

on Globularia

Aspidiotus bornmuelleri galls on Globularia salicina

Globularia salicina, Canarische Eilanden, Tenerife, 9.ii.2020 © Sébastien Carbonelle

Aspidiotus bornmuelleri galls on Globularia salicina

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Aspidiotus bornmuelleri galls on Globularia salicina

underside of a galled leaf

parasite

Smooth, 2-3 mm high, acute, hollow cones on the upper sides or the undersides of the leaves; in the tip an immobile scale.

host plants

Globulariaceae, narrowly monophagous

Globularia salicina.

distribution within Europe

Canary Islands (PESI, 2018).

synonyms

Cryptophyllaspis bornmuelleri Rübsaamen, 1902 nomen nudum; Cryptophyllaspis bornmuelleri (Lindinger, 1911).

references

Houard (1909a), Pellizzari & Porcelli (2017a).

Last modified 25.viii.2020