Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Pristiphora maesta

Pristiphora maesta (Zaddach, 1876)

on Malus


Larvae free on the leaves, feeding at the leaf margin. Oviposition in the teeth along the leaf margin, 10-15 in a row.

host plants

Rosaceae, monophagous

Malus domestica, sylvestris.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Pristiphora moesta.


Adam (1963a), Macek (2012c), Prous, Kramp, Vikberg & Liston (2017a), Pschorn-Walcher & Altenhofer (2000a), Pschorn-Walcher & Taeger (1995), Savina & Chevin (2012a), Taeger, Altenhofer, Blank, ao (1998a).

Last modified 8.iii.2021