Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Acanthococcus melnikensis

Acanthococcus melnikensis (Hodgson & Trencheva, 2008)

on woody plants.


Scales on the branches. Adult female 5 mm, pink; ovisac creme, 8 mm.

host plants

Fagaceae, Myrtaceae, polyphagous

Myrtus communis; Quercus coccifera, ithaburensis, pubescens.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Kozár, Kaydan, Konczné Benedicty & Szita (2013a), Spodek, Ben-Dov & Mendel (2013a).

Last modified 10.iii.2020