Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Blasticotomidae

Blasticotomidae

In Europe this family consists of but one species, Blasticotoma
filiceti
. The larva lives in a cavity in the petiole, drinking the sap that leaks from the surrounding tissue, analogous to the biology of Cystiphora larvae.

23/11/2014

Last modified 27.vi.2018