Cacopsylla mali (Schmidberger, 1836)

on Malus, Pyrus


Eggs hyaline to gtreyish, 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, narrowly oligophagous

Malus domestica, sylvestrus; Pyrus communis.

Occasionally on Cydonia (Buhr).
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, Burckhardt & Fassotte (2002a), 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), Malenkovský & Lauterer (2012a), O’Connor & Malumphy (2011a), Ossiannilsson (1992a), Ouvrard (2014), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Seljak (2006a), Serbina, Burckhardt & Borodin (2015a), Tomasi (2014a), White & Hodkinson (1982a).

mod 10.vii.2019