Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aphalara ulicis

Aphalara ulicis Foerster, 1848

on Rumex


Eggs are deposited one by one at the upper side of the leaves, mostly near the base. The Leaves become disfigured, bumpy, with in the corresponding underside depressions a strongly flattened larva that is not encircled by a nimbus of wax threads, like the ones of A. exilis. Univoltine; the larvae hibernate on shoots of the host plant.


Polygonaceae, narrowly monophagous

Rumex acetosa, acetosella, scutatus.


Aphalara pauli Loginova, 1979, sensu Ossiannilsson (1992a).


Baugnée, Burckhardt & Fassotte (2002a), den Bieman, Malenovský, Burckhardt & Heijerman (2019a), Burckhardt (2002a), Burckhardt & Lauterer (1997a), O’Connor & Malumphy (2011a), Ossiannilsson (1992a).

Last modified 12.xii.2019