Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Buhriella rubicola

Buhriella rubicola Stelter, 1960

on Rubus


5-7 mm long and 2-3 mm thick, mainly undersides prominent swelling of a main or lateral vein. Larva whitish at first, eventually sulphur yellow. Pupation and hibernation in the soil. The vacated gall collapses and turns black-violet, surrounded by a wide yellow or red discolouration. Univoltine.

host plants

Rosaceae, (narrowly?) monophagous

Rubus idaeus.


Buhr (1965a), Gagné & Jaschhof (2014a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1997b, 1999b, 2010a,b, 2021a: 230), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a).

Last modified 3.x.2021