Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Pinnaspis aspidistrae

Pinnaspis aspidistrae (Signoret, 1869)

fern scale

on ferns

Pinnaspis aspidistrae

female scale (brown, heart-shaped) and male scale (smaller, white, oval) © John A. Davidson, Univ. Md, College Pk, Bugwood.org

parasite

Scales at the underside of the leaves.

host plants

polyphagous

Aspidistra elatior; Asplenium nidus; Blechnum; Nephrolepis exaltata; Pteris.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

references

Blay Goicoechea (1992a), Carnero Hernandez & Perez Guerra (1986a), Gomez-Menor Guerrero (1965a, 1967a), Łagowska, Golan, Kot , ao (2015a), Mifsud, Mazzeo, Russo & Watson (2014a), Seljak (2010a).

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