Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Discodiaspis salicorniae

Discodiaspis salicorniae (Gómez-Menor Ortega, 1928)

on Amaranthaceae, Thymelaea

Discodiaspis salsolae: female test

female scale (at left like it is half-concealed under the plant’s epidermis; from Gomez-Menor Ortega, 1965a)

parasite

Female scale light grey, oval, convex with an eccentric apex and a flat seam. Mainly in bark fissures and on the lower branches.

host plants

Amaranthaceae, Thymelaeaceae, constrained polyphagous

Arthrocnemum macrostachyum; Atriplex glauca; Halimione portulacoides; Sarcocornia fruticosa; Suaeda maritima, vera; Thymelaea hirsuta.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).

references

Blay Goicoechea (1992a), Gómez-Menor Ortega (1948a, 1957a, 1965a), Kaydan, Kozár & Erkılıç (2014a).

Last modified 7.xii.2018