Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Phylloxerina populi

Phylloxerina populi (del Guercio, 1900)

on Populus


Apterae up to 0.7 mm, pale yellow to ochre, covered by wax wool, deeply hidden in bark crevices, sometimes also in galls and hidden under the scales of dead female coccids.

host plants

Salicaceae, monophagous

Populus alba, x camescens, nigra.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).


Adelges populi.


Barbagallo, Binazzi, Pennacchio & Pollini (2011a), Blackman & Eastop (2018), Houard (1908a), Ripka (2011a).

Last modified 31.vii.2018