Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Acanthococcus mariannae

Acanthococcus mariannae Pelizzari, 2010

on Leptospermum

Acanthococcus mariannae

at left: adult females in their cocoons, at right larvae (from Pellizzari & Germain).


Both sexes, entirely wrapped in a white, woolly cocon, on the leaves; larvae on the branches.

host plants

Myrtaceae, monophagous

Leptospermum scoparium.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Uhleria mariannae.


Kozár, Kaydan, Konczné Benedicty & Szita (2013a), Pellizzari & Germain (2010a).

Last modified 18.iii.2020