Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Contarinia trotteri

Contarinia trotteri Kieffer, 1909

on Carpinus


Leaf buds are strongly swollen and do not unfold. The larvae are yellow; lobes of the spatula longer than wide. Univoltine; hibernation in the ground.

host plants

Betulaceae, oligophagous

Carpinus betulus; Ostrya carpinifolia.


Barnes (1951a), Buhr (1964b), Kieffer (1909a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1996a, 2004a). Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2021a: 70), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Jørgensen (2006a), Tomasi (2014a).

Last modified 16.ix.2021