Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Pealius quercus

Pealius quercus (Signoret, 1868)

oak whitefy

woody plants

Pealius quercus: puparium

puparium (from Malumphy ao).

cf Pealius quercus on Betula pendula

Betula pubescens, Noord-Hollands Duinreservaat, Bergen NH, 12.x.2021 © Luc Knijnsberg; identification conditional!|

cf Pealius quercus on Betula pendula

detail.

parasite

Puparia ± 1 mm, one by one at the undersides of the leaves.

host plants

Aesculus hippocastanum;? Betula pendula; Carpinus betulus; Castanea sativa; Corylus avellana, heterophylla; Fagus sylvatica; Lonicera nigra, xylosteum; Ostrya virginiana; Quercus hartwissiana, ilex, petraea, robur, rubra; Tilia cordata, platyphyllos.

phenology

Univoltine. Hibernation as puparium on fallen leaves.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

synonyms

Aleyrodes quercus.

references

Bink, Bink-Moenen & Woets (1980a), Gertsson (2020a), Gómez-Menor (1944a), Gomez-Menor Ortega (1954a), Huldén (1986a), Jansen (2011a), Klasa (2011a), Klasa & Palaczyk (2008a, 2011a), Klasa & Wiśniowski (2016a), Kozár & Bink-Moenen (1988a), Lock (2020a), Malumphy, Ostrauskas & Pye (2009a), Martin, Mifsud & Rapisarda (2000a), Šimala & Masten Milek (2014a).

Last modified 13.x.2021