Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Oligotrophus schmidti

Oligotrophus schmidti Rübsaamen, 1914

on Juniperus

Oligotrophus schmidti: gall on Juniperus communis

Juniperus communis, Belgium, prov. Namur, Dourbes, Tienne Delvaux © Stéphane Claerebout

Oligotrophus schmidti: opened gall

the gall consists of but one whorl of modified leaves.


rather small bud gall, 5-6 mm, without large scales around the base. Larva red. Pupation internal.

host plants

Cupressaceae, monophagous

Juniperus communis.


Barnes (1951a), Béguinot (2002e, 2012a), Buhr (1964b), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gagné (2010a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam & Carbonnelle (2015a), Simova-Tošić, Graora, Spasić & Smiljanić (2010a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1996a, 2000a, 2004a, 2007a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Postolovski (2007a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2005c, 2010a,2021a: 142), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Skrzypczyńska & Szadziewski (2008a).

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