Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Mohelnaspis ampelodesmae

Mohelnaspis ampelodesmae (Newstead, 1897)

on Ampelodesmos

Mohelnaspis ampelodesmae: female scale

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


Scales in the leaves, parallel to the venation. The scales are pure white, firm, relatively thick.

host plants

Poaceae, monophagous

Ampelodesmos mauretanicus.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).


Evallaspis ampelodesmae.


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

Last modified 18.x.2018