Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Pristiphora mollis

Pristiphora mollis (Hartig, 1837)

on Vaccinium

parasite

Larvae free on the leaves. Oviposition at the base of the teeth along the leaf margin.

host plants

Ericaceae, monophagous

Vaccinium myrtillus, uliginosum.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva

Larva can be green or red. On both sides of the dark dorsal vessel, there are longitudinal white subcutaneous fat stripes on the thorax and abdominal segments 1–9.

references

Beneš & Holuša (2015a), Bension (1961a), Prous, Kramp, Vikberg & Liston (2017a), Pschorn-Walcher & Altenhofer (2000a), Savina & Chevin (2012a), Savina, Chevin & Liston (2014a), Savina, Liston, Boevé, ao (2013a), Taeger, Altenhofer, Blank, ao (1998a).

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