Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Dorytomus dejeani

Dorytomus dejeani Faust, 1882

on Populus


Larvae in the catkins, mainly the males ones; pupation in the soil. Oviposition already in the autumn.

host plants

Salicaceae, monophagous

Populus alba, nigra, tremula.

Mainly on P. tremula.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Colonnelli, Osella & Cornacchia (2011a), Compte (1981a), Delbol (2013a), Dieckmann (1986a), Morris (1982a, 1998a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Talamelli (1995a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

Last modified 23.ix.2020