Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Diaspidiotus uvae

Diaspidiotus uvae (Comstock, 1881)

grape scale

on Vitis

Diaspidiotus uvae: female scale

female scale (from Gomez-Menor Ortega, 960a)

Diaspidiotus uvae: female

female, after removal of the test © J.A. Davidson, Univ. Md, College Pk,


Scales under the bark

host plants

Vitaceae, monophagous

Vitis vinifera.

ScaleNet provides a long list of plants on which the species has been found as well.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).


Gomez-Menor Ortega (1960a), ScaleNet (2018).

Last modified 17.x.2018