Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Contarinia amenti

Contarinia amenti Kieffer, 1909

on Quercus


a male catkin is shortened and swollen. Between the floral parts live several red larvae that are able to jump. Larval spatula hardly incised at the tip.

host plants

Fagaceae, monophagous

Quercus pubescens, robur.


Buhr (1965a), Gagné (2010a), Kieffer (1909a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2021a: 212), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Dengler (1997a), Tomasi (2014a).

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