Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Palpita vitrealis

Palpita vitrealis (Rossi, 1794)

olive-tree pearl

on olive, etc.

parasite

Larvae in spun leaves.

host plants

Oleaceae, oligophagous

Forsythia; Fraxinus americana, angustifolia; Jasminum azoricum, officinale, sambac; Ligustrum lucidum, ovalifolium, sinense, vulgare; Olea europaea; Phillyrea latifolia.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

synonyms

Palpita unionalis (Hübner, 1796).

notes

important olive pest.

references

Fiumi (2018a), Gerstberger (2000a), Ghoneim (2015a), Huerta Dionisio (2007a), Huertas Dionisio & Fuentes (2004a), Koren, Vukotić & Črne (2015a), Kravchenko, Poltavsky, Segerer, ao (2020a), Torres, Bento, Pereira & Mazomenos (2004a), Ylla, Macià & Huertas Dionisio (2008a).

Last modified 12.vi.2021