Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Bactericera lyrata

Bactericera lyrata Seljak, Malenkovský & Lauterer, 2008

on Potentilla

Bactericera lyrata: 5th instar larva

5th instar larva (from Seljak & Malenkovský, 2014a)


The larvae are broad-oval, strongly depressed, and have along the outline of their a seam of extending threads of wax. Eggs, if present, stand on a stalk about as long as the egg itself.


Rosaceae, narrowly monophagous

Potentilla reptans.


Malenkovský & Lauterer (2012a), Seljak (2020a), Seljak & Malenkovský (2014a), Seljak, Malenkovský & Lauterer (2008a).

Last modified 24.v.2020