Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Eriophyes emarginatae

Eriophyes emarginatae Keifer, 1939

on Prunus


more or less hairy, whitish to pink, pouch- or finger-like protuberances of the upper side of the leaves; ofter in numbers, scattered over the lamina.

host plants

Rosaceae, monophagous

Prunus domestica, spinosa.


The species is described from North-America. European records, attributed to introduction, come from Serbia and Hungary. However, the similarity of the gall with the one of the other difficult Eriophyes galls on Prunus is so strong that occurrence elsewhere in Europe cannot be excluded.


Garon-Labrecque (2017a), Jočić & Petanović (2012a), Keifer, Baker, Kono, Delfinado & Styer (1982a), Navia, Ochoa, Welbourn ao (2010a), Petanović & Dobrivojević (1987a), Petanović & Stanković (1999a), Ripka (2007a), Ripka & de Lillo (1997a).

Last modified 18.xii.2019