Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aphalara avicularis

Aphalara avicularis Ossiannilsson, 1981

on Polygonum

gall

Larvae mainly in the leaf sheaths and in the very tip of the shoots. They can induce small, sometimes discoloured bumps at the upper side of a leaf, with in the corresponding underside depression a flattened larva. Probably univoltine. Hibernation as imago in conifers.

host plants

Polygonaceae, monophagous

Polygonum arenastrum, aviculare, rurivagum.

references

Baugnée, Burckhardt & Fassotte (2002a), den Bieman, Malenovský, Burckhardt & Heijerman (2019a), Burckhardt (1983a, 2002a), Burckhardt & Freuler (2000a), Burckhardt & Lauterer (1997a), Conci, Rapisarda & Tamanini (1992a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Hellrigl (2004a), Hodkinson (1889a, 2009a), Lauterer (1982a), Lauterer & Malenovský (2002a), Malenkovský & Lauterer (2012a), Ossiannilsson (1992a), Seljak (2006a, 2020a).

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