Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aphalara longicaudata

Aphalara longicaudata Wagner & Franz, 1961

on Bistorta


small, sometimes discoloured bump at the upper side of a leaf, with in the corresponding underside depression a flattened larva. Univoltine; hibernates as imago in conifers.


Polygonaceae, monophagous

Bistorta officinalis.


Burckhardt (1983a, 2002a), Burckhardt & Freuler (2000a), Burckhardt & Lauterer (1997a), Burckhardt & Thaler (1989a), Conci, Rapisarda & Tamanini (1992a), Hellrigl (2004a), Hodkinson (2009a), Lauterer (1976a), Ossiannilsson (1992a), Seljak (2006a, 2020a).

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