Macrohomotoma gladiata Kuwayama 1908
infested shoot (1) en larven op een blad (2)(from Bella & Rapisarda, 2011a).
a group of eggs (from Pedata, Burckhardt & Mancini)
Eggs (pale yellow) in clusters of 10-20 in leaves of young shoots, that become covered with with white masses of flaky wax and ultimately become deformed and die off.
Moraceae, narrowly monophagous
distribution within Europe
In parks an important pest in ornamental trees.
Bella & Rapisarda (2011a), Pedata, Burckhardt & Mancini (2012a), Rung (2016a).