Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Contarinia petioli

Contarinia petioli (Kieffer, 1898)

on Populus

Contarinia petioli: galls on Populus tremula

Populus tremula, France, dép. Yvelines, Moisson © Pierre Duhem

Contarinia petioli galls

Populus tremula, Reusel

Contarinia petioli gall

Populus tremula, Belgium, prov. Hainaut, Hennuyères; © Jean-Yves Baugnée. The galls are situated not only on the petioles …

Contarinia petioli galls

… but also on the young shoots.


Larvae orange, solitary, one generation per year, hibernation and pupation in the ground.


Salicaceae, narrowly monophagous

Populus tremula.

Rarely also P. alba, x canescens.


Contarinia petioli: spatula

spatula with papillae (from Möhn, 1955a)


Harmandia, Syndiplosis, petiolil Syndiplosis winnertzi Rübsaamen, 1910.


Barnes (1951a), Béguinot (2001c, 2002g,h, 2003b, 2007b, 2012a), Bellmann (2012a), Buhr (1965a), Chinery (2011a), Cogolludo (1921a), Coulianos & Holmåsen (1991a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Hellrigl (2004b, 2006a), Houard (1908a), Koops (2013a), Lambinon, Carbonnelle & Claerebout (2015a), Lambinon, Schneider & Feitz (2001b), Lehmann & Hannover (2016a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2009a), Roskam & Carbonnelle (2015a), Rübsaamen (1910d, 1911a), Simova-Tošić & Skuhravá (2001a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1996a, 2000a, 2004a, 2007a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Postolovski (2007a), Skrzypczyńska (2007a), Skuhravá (2006a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1988a, 1994a, 1997a, 1999a,b, 2003a, 2005b, 2006a, 2007a, 2009a, 2010a,b, 2012a, 2021aL 194), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Blasco-Zumeta & Pujade-Villar (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Buhr (2013a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Carbonnelle (2017a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dončev & Dimitrova (1991a, 1992a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Hellrigl (2001a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Jørgensen (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Neacsu (1972a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Skrzypczyńska & Szadziewski (2008a), Stănescu (2009a), Sylvén (1960a), Tomasi (2003a, 2014a), Urban (2010b), Wahlgren (1963b).

Last modified 30.ix.2021