Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Harmandiola populi

Harmandiola populi (Rübsaamen, 1917)

on Populus

Harmandiola populi on Populus tremula

Populus tremula, Norway, Gressholmen, 1.vii.2020 © Hallvard Elven: larva


The gall strongly resembles the well known gall of H. cavernosa, but the gall is smaller (3-4 mm, rather than 4-5) and hardly protrudes above the upperside of the leaf; also, the wall is thinner. Larva solitary, yellow. Univoltine; hibernation in the soil.


Salicaceae, monophagous

Populus alba, tremula.


Harmandiola populi: spatula

spatula with papillae (from Möhn, 1955a)


Harmandia populi.


Barnes (1951a), Béguinot (2012a), Buhr (1965a), Gagné (2010a), Hellrigl (2006a), Lehmann & Flügel (2012a), Lehmann & Hannover (2016a), M∆ohn (1955a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Rübsaamen (1917a), Simova-Tošić &a Skuhravá (2001a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1996a, 2000a), Skrzypczyńska (2007a), Skuhravá (2006a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1988a, 1997a, 1999a,b, 2003a, 2005b,c, 2009a, 2010a, 2012a, 2021a: 197), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Carbonnelle (2017a)Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Carbonnelle (2017a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Hellrigl (2001a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Neacsu (1972a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Skrzypczyńska & Szadziewski (2008a), Skuhravý, Skuhravá & Brewer (1997a).

Last modified 14.iv.2023