Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Cacopsylla rhamnicola

Cacopsylla rhamnicola (Scott, 1876)

on Rhamnus


Oviposition on the flowers and unfolding buds. The suction activities by larvae and adults may sometimes result in malformations of the leaves.

host plants

Rhamnaceae, narrowly monophagous

Rhamnus alpina & subsp. fallax, cathartica, saxatilis.


Univoltine; hibernation as imago, mainly on conifers.


Psylla rhamnicola.


den Bieman, Malenovský, Burckhardt & Heijerman (2019a), Buhr (1964b), Burckhardt (1983a, 2002a), Conci, Rapisarda & Tamanini (1992a), Conci & Tamanini (1988a), Hellrigl (2004a), Hodkinson & White (1979a), Jerinić-Prodanović (2010a), Lauterer & Malenovský (2002a), Malenovský, Baňař & Kment (2011a), Malenkovský & Lauterer (2012a), O’Connor & Malumphy (2011a), Ossiannilsson (1992a), Ouvrard, Burckhardt & Cocquempot (2015a), Rapisarda, Weigand, Braun & Eickermann (2022a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2019), Seljak (2006a, 2020a), White & Hodkinson (1982a).

Last modified 11.viii.2022