Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Rhytidodus decimusquartus

Rhytidodus decimusquartus (Schrank, 1776)

on Populus


oviposition in young shoots and especially petioles may lead to conspicuous deformations. Larvae and adults free on the leaves.

host plants

Salicaceae, monophagous

Populus nigra.


Multivoltine; hibernation in different stages, dependent on the population.


Idiocerus decimusquartus.


Baugnée (2003c), Buhr (1965a), Endrestøl (2008a), della Giustina (1989a), Malenovský, Baňař & Kment (2011a), Malenkovský & Lauterer (2012a), Mazzoni (2005a), Mol (2013b), Mühlethaler, Holzinger, Nickel & Wachmann (2018a), Nickel & Niedringhaus (2009a), Walczak, Gębicki, Wojciechowski & Świerczewski (2015a).

Last modified 13.iii.2021