Contarinia quercina (Rübsaamen, 1890)

on Quercus


The larvae live in the bursting buds, causing heavy damage to de developing foliage, with as a result an inrregular rosette of malformed leaves. There are two generations; especially the second one, that attacks the lammas shoot, has a heavy impact. The larvae are gregarious, white, and can jump. Hibernation in the soil.


Fagcaeae, monophagous

Quercus cerris, frainetto, petraea, pubescens, robur.


Diplosis dryophila Kieffer, 1890; Contarinia quaesita Tavares, 1916.


Can cause serious damage in nurseries.


see Dasineura dryophila, Arnoldiola quercus, and Macrolabis quercicola.


Béguinot (2000b, 2007b), Bruun (2015a), Buhr (1965a), Cogolludo (1921a), Csóka (2012a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Houard (1908a), Kieffer (1891a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam & Carbonnelle (2015a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1996a, 2000a, 2004a), Skuhravá (1989a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1988a, 1994a,b, 1997a,b, 1999a,b, 2004b, 2005c, 2008a, 2009b, 2010a, 2011a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Blasco-Zumeta & Pujade-Villar (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Dengler (1997a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dončev & Dimitrova (1991a, 1992a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Jørgensen (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Massa (2007a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Neacsu (1972a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Skrzypczyńska & Szadziewski (2008a), Stelter (1994a), Tomasi (2014a).

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