Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Ritsemia pupifera

Ritsemia pupifera Lichtenstein, 1879

elm bark scale

on Ulmus

parasite

Scales ± 0.5 mm, reddish, covered with much white wax, in bark fissures of young trees.

host plants

Ulmaceae, monophagous

Ulmus.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

references

Anagnou–Veroniki, Papaioannou–Souliotis, Karanastasi & Giannopolitis (2008a), Lichtenstein (1879a).

Last modified 24.v.2020