Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Carulaspis visci

Carulaspis visci (Schrank, 1781)

on Viscum

mistletoe scale


Scales mainly at the underside of the leaf, each one surrounded by a low ridge. Female shield ± 1 mm, white, circular, without a seam.

host plants

Santalaceae, monophagous

Viscum album & subsp. austriacum.

references to other host plants relate to other Carulaspis species.


Diaspsis visci.


Blay Goicoechea (1992a), Buhr (1964a), Goidanich (1961a), Gomez-Menor Guerrero (1967a), Gómez-Menor Ortega (1957a, 1960a, 1965a), Hellrigl (2004a, 2006b), Houard (1908a), Soria, Cadahia & Muñoz (1993a), Varga, Keresztes & Poczai (2012a).

Last modified 15.iii.2020