Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Hoplocampa plagiata

Hoplocampa plagiata (Klug, 1816)

on Amelanchier, Sorbus


Larvae bore in the unripe fruits.

host plants

Rosaceae, oligophagous

Amelanchier ovalis; Sorbus aria.

“Affected fruit is easily detected, because of the hole made basally in its side, through which the larva ejects its excreta and cast skins. Although not every plant of A. ovalis harboured the sawfly, in those that were infested, one or two larvae were found in each cluster of fruit.” (Liston, 2007b)

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Liston (2007b), Liston, Prous & Vårdal (2019a), Pschorn-Walcher & Altenhofer (2000a), Schedl (2003a), Stritt (1952a), Taeger, Altenhofer, Blank, ao (1998a).

Last modified 26.iv.2020