Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Baeopelma foersteri

Baeopelma foersteri (Flor, 1861)

on Alnus


Larvae on the young shoots and in the leaf axils; they are surprisingly active, running around upon being disturbed. Contrary to the Psylla’s on alder they are not covered by wax-wool. Univoltine; hibernation as eggs, at the outside of leaf buds.

host plants

Betulaceae, monophagous

Alnus glutinosa, incana.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).


Psylla foersteri.


Baugnée (2003c), Baugnée, Burckhardt & Fassotte (2002a), den Bieman, Malenovský, Burckhardt & Heijerman (2019a), Buhr (1964b), Burckhardt (1983a, 2002a), Burckhardt & Freuler (2000a), Conci, Rapisarda & Tamanini (1992a), Hellrigl (2004a), Hodkinson & White (1979a), Jerinić-Prodanović (2010a), Lauterer (1976a), Lauterer & Dorow (2010a), Malenkovský & Lauterer (2012a), O’Connor & Malumphy (2011a), Ossiannilsson (1992a), Ouvrard, Burckhardt & Cocquempot (2015a), Seljak (2006a, 2020a), Serbina, Burckhardt & Borodin (2015a), White & Hodkinson (1982a).

Last modified 26.xii.2020