Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Morophaga morella

Morophaga morella Duponchel, 1838)

on Morus


swelling of a twig; inside a caterpillar (Dauphin & Aniotsbehere, Houard). However, according to Burmann and other authors the larva lives in stem fungi (Polyporales).

host plants

Moraceae, monophagous

Morus alba, nigra.


Burmann (1979a), Buschmann, Fazekas & Pastorális (2011a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Houard (1908a), Szabóky (2012a), Tomasi (2014a).

Last modified 24.i.2020