Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Phyllocnistis asiatica

Phyllocnistis asiatica Martynova, 1955

on Salix


Short gallery mine on a shoot, followed by a hypophyllous mine on a leaf. Cocoon in a folded leaf margin.

host plants

Salicaceae, monophagous

Salix alba, babylonica, euxina, purpurea.

Also onb the exotic Salix melanopsis.


Two generations.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Pastorális, Kosorín, Tokár ao (2018a), Liška ao (2018a).

Last modified 3.v.2020