Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Cacopsylla pruni

Cacopsylla pruni (Scopoli, 1763)

on Prunus

Cacopsylla pruni: gall on Prunus padus

Prunus padus, Biddinghuizen, Spijk- en Bremerbergbos © Hans Jonkman

Cacopsylla pruni: gall on Prunus padus

underside

Cacopsylla pruni: gall on Prunus padus

another leaf

Cacopsylla pruni: gall on Prunus padus

underside

Cacopsylla pruni: gall on Prunus padus

strong galling alongside the midrib

gall

Eggs translucent to orange, laid singly or in small clusters mostly on basal part of
leaves near leaf veins. Body after last moult green for some hours, then quickly becoming red brown, during overwintering changing to dark brown

host plants

Rosaceae, monophagous

Prunus armeniaca, avium, cerasifera, domestica & subsp. insititia, dulcis, padus, persica, salicina, spinosa.

Mainly P. spinosa

phenology

Univoltine; hibernation as imago, mainly on conifers.

synonyms

Psylla pruni.

references

Baugnée, Burckhardt & Fassotte (2002a), den Bieman, Malenovský, Burckhardt & Heijerman (2019a), Bodnár, Csüllög & Tarcali (2018a), Burckhardt (1983a, 2002a), Conci, Rapisarda & Tamanini (1992a), Hellrigl (2004a), Hodkinson & White (1979a), Jerinić-Prodanović (2010a), Lauterer (2011a), Lauterer & Dorow (2010a), Malenkovský & Lauterer (2012a), O’Connor & Malumphy (2011a), Ossiannilsson (1992a), Ouvrard, Burckhardt & Cocquempot (2015a), Burckhardt & Lauterer (2009a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Seljak (2006a, 2020a), Tomasi (2003a), White & Hodkinson (1982a).

Last modified 23.v.2020