Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Contigaspis bilobis

Contigaspis bilobis (Newstead, 1895)

on Globularia

Contigaspis bilobis: female scale

female scale (from Gomez-Menor Ortega, 1965a)


Scales on the upper side of the leaves. The female scales are 1.5 mm long, pure white; exuvia dirty yellow.

host plants

Plantaginaceae, monophagous

Globularia alypum.

In North Africa also on the stems of Deverra (Apiaceae).

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).


Blay Goicoechea (1992a), Gómez-Menor Ortega (1965a), ScaleNet (2018).

Last modified 16.x.2018