Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Cacopsylla pyri

Cacopsylla pyri (Linnaeus, 1761)

pear psylla

on Pyrus


Multivoltine; hibernation as adult on the host plant.

host plants

Rosaceae, monophagous

Pyrus communis & subsp. pyraster, elaeagrifolia.


Psylla pyri.


Burckhardt & Hodkinson psesent a key to the larvae; however, they cannot be separated from those of C. bidens.


Baugnée, Burckhardt & Fassotte (2002a), den Bieman, Malenovský, Burckhardt & Heijerman (2019a), Buhr (1965a), Burckhardt (1983a, 2002a), Burckhardt & Freuler (2000a), Burckhardt & Hodkinson (1986a), Cean, Cean & Stǎnicǎ (2012a), Conci, Rapisarda & Tamanini (1992a), Franquinho Aguiar & Martin (1999a), Hellrigl (2004a), Hodkinson (1989a), Hodkinson & White (1979a), Houard (1908a [“piri”]), Jerinić-Prodanović (2010a), Malenkovský & Lauterer (2012a), O’Connor Malumphy (2011a), Ossiannilsson (1992a), Seljak (2006a, 2020a), Tomasi (2003a), White & Hodkinson (1982a).

Last modified 26.xii.2020