Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

psylla betulae

Psylla betulae (Linnaeus, 1758)

on Btula


Larvae on the shoot apices and beneath bud scales, surrounded by flocculent white wax. Smaller than,but otherwise resembling, Psylla alni.


Betulaceae, monophagous

Betula pendula, pubescens.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).


Baugnée, Burckhardt & Fassotte (2002a), Burckhardt (2002a), Conci, Rapisarda & Tamanini (1992a), Hellrigl (2004a), Hodkinson (1989a, 2009a), Hodkinson & White (1979a), O’Connor & Malumphy (2011a), Ossiannilsson (1992a), Rapisarda, Weigand, Braun & Eickermann (2022a), White & Hodkinson (1982a).

Last modified 12.viii.2022