Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Contarinia tremulae

Contarinia tremulae Kieffer, 1909

on Populus

Contarinia tremulae galls

Populus tremula, Dronten © Arnold Grosscurt

Contarinia tremulae larva

detail with larva taken out


The larva can jump; even when mature it is white; the apex of the spatula is hardly indented. Pupation in the ground.

host plants

Salicaceae, narrowly monophagous

Populus tremula.


Barnes (1951a), Béguinot (2000b, 2002h, 2012a), Buhr (1965a), Coulianos & Holmåsen (1991a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gagné (2010a), Kieffer (1909a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2009a), Roskam & Carbonnelle (2015a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1996a, 2000a, 2004a, 2007a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Postolovski (2007a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2021a: 195), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Skrzypczyńska & Szadziewski (2008a), Skuhravý, Skuhravá & Brewer (1997a), Tomasi (2014a).

Last modified 30.ix.2021