Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Macrophya montana

Macrophya montana (Scopoli, 1763)

on Rubus

Macrophya montana

Greece, Lefkas, Katouna, 26.v.2023 © Laurens van der Linde: female (with bright yellow spots on the abdomen)

Macrophya montana

male (captured in copula with female in picture above)


Larvae free on the leaves.

host plants

Rosaceae, monophagous

Rubus caessius, fruticosus.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


See Macek.


Balázs & Haris (2019a), Benson (1961a), Haris (2012a, 2018a), Liston, Jacobs & Turrisi (2013a), Macek (2012b,c), Savina & Chevin (2012a)m Schwarz (2011a), Taeger, Altenhofer, Blank, ao (1998a), Tiberghien (2007a).

Last modified 8.vii.2023