Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puto superbus

Puto superbus (Leonardi, 1907)

polyphagous

parasite

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; Teucrium fruticans.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

synonyms

Puto palinuri Marotta & Tranfaglia, 1993; Douglasiella caballeroi Gomez-Menor Ortega, 1948.

references

Gomez-Menor Ortega (1948a), Hellrigl (2004a), Kaydan, Ülgentürk, Zeki, ao (2004a), Mifsud, Mazzeo, Russo & Watson (2014a), Soria, Moreno, Viñuela & del Estal (2000a).

Last modified 1.iii.2020