Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Bactericera modesta

Bactericera modesta (Förster, 1848)

on Potentilla


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. The host plant is not malformed. Bivoltine. Hibernation as imago on conifers.


Rosaceae, monophagous

Sanguisorba minor, officinalis.


Burckhardt (2002a), Conci, Rapisarda & Tamanini (1996a), Hellrigl (2004a), Lauterer & Dorow (2010a), Malenovský, Baňař & Kment (2011a), Malenkovský & Lauterer (2012a), Ripka (2012a), Seljak (2006a, 2020a), Seljak & Malenkovský (2014a).

Last modified 1.xii.2020