Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Janus compressus

Janus compressus (Fabricius, 1793)

pear cephid, pear shoot sawfly

on woody Rosaceae


The larvae live as shoot borers.

host plants

Rosaceae, oligophagous

Crataegus; Malus; Pyrus communis; Sorbus aria.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Haris (2012a), Pschorn-Walcher & Altenhofer (2000a), Savina, Chevin & Liston (2014a), Schwarz (1999a), Taeger, Altenhofer, Blank, ao (1998a).

Last modified 26.iv.2020