Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puto superbus

Puto superbus (Leonardi, 1907)



The scales vaguely resemble a woodlouse covered with white wax wool. The female is up to 5 mm long and has functional legs.

host plants

Convolvulus althaeoides subsp. tenuissimus; Galium; Pinus pinaster; Quercus cerris; Teucrium fruticans.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Puto palinuri Marotta & Tranfaglia, 1993. The synonymy with Douglasiella caballeroi Gomez-Menor Ortega, 1948 is not conformed by Williams a.o.


Hellrigl (2004a), Kaydan, Ülgentürk, Zeki, ao (2004a), Mifsud, Mazzeo, Russo & Watson (2014a), Soria, Moreno, Viñuela & del Estal (2000a), Ülgentürk & Dokuyucu (2019a), Williams, Gullan, Miller, ao (2011a).

Last modified 29.i.2023