Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Mercetaspis sphaerocarpae

Mercetaspis sphaerocarpae Gomez-Menor Ortega, 1927

on Retama

parasite

Female scale oval, eccentric, greyish-white; exuvia brown.

host plants

Fabaceae, monophagous

Retama sphaerocarpa.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).

references

Blay Goicoechea (1992a), ScaleNet (2018).

Last modified 18.x.2018