Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Contarinia quercicola

Contarinia quercicola (Rübsaamen, 1899)

on Quercus


buds are conspicuously enlarged, 5-14(17) mm long; larvae yellow, gregarious, can jump. The damage to the buds is so severe that they cannot unfold any more.

host plants

Fagaceae, narrowly monophagous

Quercus cerris, libani, lusitanica.


Syndiplosis quercicola.


see Skuhravý & Skuhravá (1971a)


Buhr (1965a), Csóka (2012a), Gagné (2010a), Houard (1908a), Kieffer (1901c), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1996a, 2000a, 2004a, 2007a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Postolovski (2007a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1994a, 1997b, 1999a, 2021a: 207), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Dengler (1997a), Skuhravý & Skuhravá (1971a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dončev & Dimitrova (1991a, 1992a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Neacsu (1972a).

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