Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Bucculatrix paliuricola

Bucculatrix paliuricola Kuznetzov, 1960


Short gallery, quickly widening into a blotch; the result is pyriform. Frass in the corridor section in a broad stripe, that continues for some length into the blotch. Older larvae live free on the leave, where they cause window feeding.


Rhamnaceae, monophagous

Paliurus spina-christi.


Not known from the Benelux countries (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

distribution within Europe

Ukraine (Fauna Europaea, 2009).


Hering (1957a).

Last modified 16.ix.2018