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. x fragilis, purpurea.

Also on the exotic Salix melanopsis.


Two generations.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Pastorális, Kosorín, Tokár ao (2018a), Liška ao (2018a), Sobczyk (2019a).

Last modified 13.i.2021