Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Physemocecis hartigi

Physemocecis hartigi (Liebel, 1892)

on Tilia

Physemocecis hartigi: mines on Tilia cordata

Tilia cordata, Hungary, Mosonmagyaróvár 17.v.2019 © László Érsek

Physemocecis hartigi: mines on Tilia cordata

mines, underside

Physemocecis hartigi: mine on Tilia cordata


Physemocecis hartigi: larva

opened mine

Physemocecis hartigi: larva


Physemocecis hartigi: gall on Tilia platyphyllos

Tilia platyphyllos, Belgium, prov. Namur, Chimay, Virelles, Étang de Virelelles © Stéphane Claerebout

Physemocecis hartigi: gall on Tilia platyphyllos

gall, upperside

Physemocecis hartigi: gall on Tilia platyphyllos

underside of the same (vacated) gall

Physemocecis hartigi: galls on Tilia cordata

Tilia cordata, Denmark © Simon Haarder

Physemocecis hartigi: larva in opened gall

larva in opened gall


Small, flat, lenticular galls, generally several on a leaf, each with one white larva that leaves the gall by an opening at the underside. Uni- or bivoltine; pupation in the ground.


Malvaceae, monophagous

Tilia cordata, x europaea, platyphyllos & subsp. cordifolia, tomentosa.


Oligotrophus hartigi.


see Rohfritsch (2011a) about the ontogeny of this gall out of the interaction between the larva and the plant.


Barnes (1951a), Béguinot (2002e, 2003a, 2007a), Buhr (1965a), Cilbircioğlu & Ünal (2009a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gagné (2010a), Hellrigl (2010a), Houard (1909a), Lambinon, Schneider & Feitz (2001b), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Rohfritsch (2011a), Roskam (2009a), Roskam & Carbonnelle (2015a), Schneider (2016a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1996a, 2000a, 2004a, 2007a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Postolovski (2007a), Skrzypczyńska (2002a, 2007a), Skuhravá (2006a), Skuhravá, Bayram, Çam ao (2005a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1994a,b, 1997a,b, 1999a,b, 2005b,c, 2006a, 2007a, 2010a, 2012a, 2021a: 283), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dončev & Dimitrova (1991a, 1992a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Hellrigl (2001a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Jørgensen (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Neacsu (1972a) Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Skrzypczyńska & Szadziewski (2008a), Sylvén (1960a), Tomasi (2014a), Unal & Akkuzu (2009a).

Last modified 8.x.2021