Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Contarinia luteola

Contarinia luteola Tavares, 1902

on Quercus

Contarinia luteola galls on Quercus ilex

Quercus ilex, from Houard (1908a)


About 2 mm high conical protrusion of the bark of young shoots, or of a petiole, sometimes also the upper surface of a leaf, with an opening at the tip. Lower half of the gall may be hairy. Univoltine, pupation in the gall.

host plants

Fagaceae, monophagous

Quercus coccifera, ilex, rotundifolia, suber.


Dasineura ilicis.


Béguinot (2003a), Cogolludo (1921a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Houard (1908a), Salas-Remón, Llimona, Lozano ao (2015a), Sánchez, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2012a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2004a, 2007a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1994a, 2004a, 2021a: 211), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Blasco-Zumeta & Pujade-Villar (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Dengler (1997a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Kettani (2017a), Tavares (1905a), Tomasi (2014a).

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