Parallelodiplosis galliperda (F Löw, 1889)

on Quercus

Parallelodiplosis galliperda larvae

Quercus robur, Duin en Kruidberg: young larvae at the underside of the gall of Neuroterus quercusbaccarum

Parallelodiplosis galliperda larvae

mature larva

Parallelodiplosis galliperda under gall of Neuroterus albipes

Quercus robur, Belgium, prov. Limbourg, Rekem, Vallei van de Zijpbeek © Carina Van Steenwinkel: larva under a gall of Neuroterus albipes

Parallelodiplosis galliperda under gall of Neuroterus albipes

two larvae

Occupied galls can be recognised in autumn by their brown and mottled appearance

Seen from below the gall has become concave.


inquiline of the gall wasp Neuroterus quercusbaccarum, less often N. albipes.


Fagaceae, monophagous

Quercus petraea, robur.


Diplosis galliperda.


Béguinot (2001c, 2002d,f,g, 2006a,b,c, 2007b), Bruun (2014a, 2015a), Csóka (2012a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gagné (2010a), Haarder, Bruun, Harris & Skuhravá (2016a), Hellrigl (2006a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam & Carbonelle (2015a), Sánchez, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2012a), Schremmer (1991a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1994a,b, 1997a, 2010a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Blasco-Zumeta & Pujade-Villar (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Dengler (1997a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Neacsu (1972a).

mod 19.ix.2017