Contarinia quercina (Rübsaamen, 1890)

on Quercus

gall

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.

hostplants

Fagcaeae, monophagous

Quercus cerris, frainetto, petraea, pubescens, robur.

synonyms

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

notes

Can cause serious damage in nurseries.

inquilines

see Dasineura dryophila, Arnoldiola quercus, and Macrolabis quercicola.

references

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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