Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Arytainilla spartiophila

Arytainilla spartiophila (Förster, 1848)

broom psyllid

on Cytisus

Arytainilla spartiophila: 5th instar larva

5th instar larva (from Ossiannilsson, 1992a)


Univoltine, hibernation as egg. Contrary to what is usual in Psyllidae, the eggs are embedded in the host tissue.

host plants

Fabaceae, Monophagous

Cytisus scoparius.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).


Arytaina spartiophila.


Baugnée, Burckhardt & Fassotte (2002a), den Bieman, Malenovský, Burckhardt & Heijerman (2019a), Burckhardt (1983a, 2002a), Conci, Rapisarda & Tamanini (1992a), Hodkinson & Hollis (1987a), Lauterer & Malenovský (2002a), O’Connor & Malumphy (2011a), Ossiannilsson (1992a), Rapisarda, Weigand, Braun & Eickermann (2022a), Seljak (2020a), Watmough (1968a), White & Hodkinson (1982a).

Last modified 11.viii.2022