Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Dineura virididorsata

Dineura virididorsata (Retzius, 1783)

on Betula

parasite

The larvae live freely at the upper side of the leaves, causing extensive window feeding. They rest at the underside of a leaf.

host plants

Betulaceae, monophagous

Betula pendula, pubescens.

phenology

Univoltine; the larva hibernates in a cocoon in the litter.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva

Body green; setae very short, acute.

references

Beneš & Holuša (2015a), Haris (2018a), Hoop (1983a), Macek (2015), Pschorn-Walcher & Altenhofer (2000a), Schedl (1976a), Taeger, Altenhofer, Blank, ao (1998a).

Last modified 25.iv.2020