Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Pristiphora borea

Pristiphora borea (Konow, 1904)

on Betula


Larvae free on the leaves, feeding at the leaf margins. Oviposition observed of several eggs in pockets near leaf-margin on underside of the young leaves

host plants

Betulaceae, monophagous

Betula nana.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Lston (2005b), Prous, Kramp, Vikberg & Liston (2017a).

Last modified 28.ix.2020