Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Cacopsylla mali

Cacopsylla mali (Schmidberger, 1836)

on Malus


Eggs hyaline to greyish, deposited solitarily, late in the summer, on one or two years old shoots in bark fissures or around buds. Body of larva and imago light green. Most of antennae green. Univoltine; hibernation as egg on the host plant

host plants

Rosaceae, monophagous

Malus domestica, sylvestris.

Occasionally on Cydonia (Buhr), Pyrus communis (Seljak)
In the summer the adults pass through a summer diapause (“parapause”); at that time they do not feed and may occur on different plants.


Psylla mali.


Baugnée (2003c), Baugnée, Burckhardt & Fassotte (2002a), den Bieman, Malenovský, Burckhardt & Heijerman (2019a), Burckhardt & Lauterer (2009a), Buhr (1964b), Burckhardt (1983a, 2002a, 2008a), Burckhardt & Freuler (2000a), Conci, Rapisarda & Tamanini (1992a), Hellrigl (2004a), Hodkinson & White (1979a), Jerinić-Prodanović (2010a), Lambinon & Schneider (2004a), Lauterer (201a), Malenovský, Baňař & Kment (2011a), Malenkovský & Lauterer (2012a), O’Connor & Malumphy (2011a), Ossiannilsson (1992a), Ouvrard (2014), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Seljak (2006a, 2020a), Serbina, Burckhardt & Borodin (2015a), Tomasi (2014a), White & Hodkinson (1982a).

Last modified 26.xii.2020