Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Oligotrophus gemmarum

Oligotrophus gemmarum Rübsaamen, 1914

on Juniperus

Oligotrophus gemmarum: galls on Juniperus communis

Juniperus communis, Zeegse

Oligotrophus gemmarum: gall on Juniperus communis

galled axillary bud


Small inconspicuous bud gal: 1-4 mm long. The gall itself consists of three widened and keeled needles. Around its base some scales or varying shape and size. Larva white to pale yellow or orange; pupation internal.


Cupressaceae, monophagous

Juniperus communis, communis var saxicola.


Schmidtiella gemmarum.


Barnes (1951a), Béguinot (2000b, 2002e, 2012a), Buhr (1964b), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gagné (2010a), Harris, Sato, Uechi & Yukawa (2006a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2009a), Roskam & Carbonnelle (2015a), Simova-Tošić & Skuhravá (2001a), Skuhravá (2009a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Skrzypczyńska & Szadziewski (2008a), Tomasi (2003a, 2014a).


Last modified 14.xi.2017