Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Myzocallis komareki

Myzocallis komareki (Pašek, 1963)

on ? Castanea, Quercus


Adult viviparae alate, 1-2 mm, yellow, with head and thorax variably marked with black (typically there are fine, black lines on the prothorax, roughly in the shape of a pair of rectangles), and dorsal abdomen with a series of large, paired quadrate spinal sclerites, which have dark margins and paler central areas, and similar-sized but paler and more uniformly-pigmented marginal sclerites. On the undersides of the leaves.

host plants

Fagaceae, ? monophagous

Quercus “aegilops”, cerris, coccifera, ilex, ithaburensis, petraea, pyrenaica, rotundifolia, suber.

Only Nieto Nafría & Mier Durante also mention Castanea sativa.


Barbagallo, Binazzi, Pennacchio & Pollini (2011a), Barbagallo & Massimino Cocuzza (2014a), Blackman & Eastop (2018), Nieto Nafría & Mier Durante (1998a), Petrović (1998a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

Last modified 16.i.2019