Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Duplachionaspis natalensis

Duplachionaspis natalensis (Maskell, 1896)

on coarse grasses


Female scale narrow, white, about 2 mm long, exuvia golden-yellow not covered with wax. In rows, parallel to the venation, at the rear of thee lamina.

host plants

Poaceae, oligophagous

Bothriochloa ischaemum; Hyparrhenia hirta; Imperata cylindrica.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).


Duplachionaspis stanotophri (Cooley, 1899).


Ben-Dov Y & Sánchez-García (2015a), Blay Goicoechea (1992a), Gomez-Menor Ortega (1957a), ScaleNet (2018).

Last modified 17.x.2018