Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Contarinia cotini

Contarinia cotini Kieffer, 1901

on Cotinus


The flower buds are swollen and do not open; inside 1-4, initially whitish, eventually light brown larvae. Univoltine, pupation in the soil.

host plants

Anacardiaceae, monophagous

Cotinus coggygria.


Barnes (1948a), Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehre (1997a), Gagné (2010a), Houard (1909a), Kieffer (1901d), Simova-Tošić (2008a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1996a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1999a, 2004a,2021a: 85), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Buhr (2013a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Neacsu (1972a), Tomasi (2014a).

Last modified 17.ix.2021