Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Euphyllura olivina

Euphyllura olivina (Costa, 1839)

olive psyllid

on Olea


the nymphs at the underside of the leaves and in the inflorescence, produce copious amounts of bright white wax-wool; the leaves roll inwards.

host plants

Oleaceae, monophagous

Olea europaea.


Two or three generations; hibernation in any stage


Arakelian (2007a), del Bene, Gargani & Landi (1997a), den Bieman, Malenovský, Burckhardt & Heijerman (2019a), Conci, Rapisarda & Tamanini (1992a), Haber & Mifsud (2007a), Hellrigl (2004a), Hodkinson (2009a), Linn & Gillett-Kaufman (2016a), Seljak (2006a, 2020a).

Last modified 16.xii.2021