Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Pristiphora abbreviata

Pristiphora abbreviata (Hartig, 1837)

on Pyrus

Pristiphora abbreviata: oviposition scars on Pyrus communis

Pyrus communis, Fort Collins, Colorado, United States © Whitney Cranshaw, Colorado State University,


oviposition scars. The larvae free on the leaves.


Rosaceae, ± monophagous

Pyrus communis, spinosa.

That the species would live also, albeit arely, on Malus is not repeated by Prous ao.


Micronematus abbreviatus.


Aguiar, Cravo & Gonçalves (2017a), Beneš & Holuša (2015a), Blommers & Mol (2019a), Buhr (1964a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Haris (2018a), Houard (1908a), Liston & Späth (2008a), Macek (2012c), Prous, Kramp, Vikberg & Liston (2017a), Schedl (2011a), Schedl & Baez (1992a), Taeger, Altenhofer, Blank, ao (1998a).

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