Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Resseliella betulicola

Resseliella betulicola (Kieffer, 1889)

on Betula

Resseliella betulicola: gall on Betula pendula

Betula pendula, België, prov Namen, Viroinval, Oignies © Stéphane Claerebout

Resseliella betulicola: larva


Resseliella betulicola gall

Betula pendula, Ommen, de Kleine Wolf © Arnold Grosscurt

Resseliella betulicola: larvae on Resseliella betulicola

Resseliella betulicola, Denemarken © Simon Haarder


the yellowish-white larvae develop in still partly unfolded youngest leaves at the top of a shoot. Generally univoltine.


Betulaceae, monophagous

Betula pendula, pubescens.


Contarinia, Plemeliella, betulicola.


Dasineura betuleti.


Barnes (1951a), Buhr (1964b), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gagné (2010a), Hellrigl (2006a), Houard (1908a), Koops (2013a), Lambinon, Carbonnelle & Claerebout (2015a), Lambinon & Romain (2009a), Máca (2012a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2009a), Roskam & Carbonnelle (2015a), Seidel (1957a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1988a, 1992b, 1997a, 1999b, 2005b,c, 2006a, 2010a,b, 2012a, 2021a: 52), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Carbonnelle (2017a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Hellrigl (2001a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Jørgensen (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Skrzypczyńska & Szadziewski (2008a), Sylvén (1983a), Tomasi (2014a).

Last modified 13.ix.2021