Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Cacopsylla picta

Cacopsylla picta (Förster, 1848)

on Malus


Eggs hyaline, solitary at the underside of the leaves, almost invisible among the plant hairs. Body of adult green (but blackish brown after the hibernation, which occurs on conifers); segment limits green in males, reddish in females. Antennae distally conspicuously ringed with black (contra C. mali).


Rosaceae, monophagous

Malus domestica, sylvestris.

According to Lauterer & Malenovský (2002a) also Prunus armeniaca.


Psylla costalis Flor, 1861.


Baugnée, Burckhardt & Fassotte (2002a), Buhr (1964b), Burckhardt (1983a, 2002a), Conci, Rapisarda & Tamanini (1992a), Hellrigl (2004a), Jerinić-Prodanović (2010a), Lauterer & Malenovský (2002a), Malenkovský & Lauterer (2012a), Ossiannilsson (1992a), Ouvrard (2014), Ouvrard, Burckhardt & Cocquempot (2015a), Seljak (2006a, 2020a).

Last modified 23.v.2020