Euphyllura olivina (Costa, 1839)

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), Conci, Rapisarda & Tamanini (1992a), Hellrigl (2004a), Hodkinson (2009a), Linn & Gillett-Kaufman (2016a), Seljak (2006a).

mod 7.iii.2019