Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Sorhagenia janiszewskae

Sorhagenia janiszewskae Riedl, 1962

wood cosmet

on Frangula, Rhamnus


The larvae live in the spring as borers in a green top shoot. Frass is ejected through a lateral opening. The shoot withers.

host plants

Rhamnaceae, oligophagous

Frangula alnus; Rhamnus cathartica.


Hibernation probably as imago.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva, pupa

See Malicky & Sobhian.


Sorhagenia orocorsa Varenne & Nel, 2016.


Corley, Marabuto & Pires (2007a), Emmet & Langmaid (2002b), Gassmann, Tosevski, Appleton ao (2006a), Huemer & van Nieukerken (2021a), Huisman & Koster (1999a), Koster & Sinoev (2003a), Malicky & Sobhian (1971a), Palmer, Palmer & Langmaid (2001a), Wullaert (2015a, 2017a).

Last modified 25.iii.2021