Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Monsoma pulveratum

Monsoma pulveratum (Retzius, 1783)

green alder sawfly

on Alnus

Monsoma pulveratum on Alnus glutinosa

Alnus glutinosa, Hungary, Kimle, 17.v.2019 © László Érsek: feeding pattern

Monsoma pulveratum on Alnus glutinosa

larva under a leaf

Monsoma pulveratum on Alnus glutinosa

larva

Monsoma pulveratum on Alnus glutinosa

head and thorax

Monsoma pulveratum on Alnus glutinosa

head and thorax, ventral

Monsoma pulveratum on Alnus glutinosa

prolegs

Monsoma pulveratum on Alnus glutinosa

tip of abdomen, ventral

parasite

Larvae free on the leaves.

host plants

Betulaceae, monophagous

Alnus glutinosa, incana.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

synonyms

Monosoma pulverata.

references

Beneš & Holuša (2015a), Benson (1961a), Hoop (19833a), Kruse, Smith & Schiff (2010a), Liston & Späth (2008a), Looney, Sheehan, Bai ao, (2012a), Macek (2012c), Pschorn-Walcher & Altenhofer (2000a), Savina & Chevin (2012a), Savina, Liston, Boevé, ao (2013a), Taeger, Altenhofer, Blank, ao (1998a).

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