Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Tuberculatus querceus

Tuberculatus querceus (Kaltenbach, 1843)

on Quercus

Tuberculatus querceus

from Lampel & Meier (2003a)


All adult viviparae are winged. They are 1-2 mm long, dirty greenish to straw-coloured with a fine dusting of white wax. Characteristic is a dark brown, basally fused, pair of finger-shaped processes medially on abdomen segment 3. The aphids are scattered over the underside of the leaves, especially on branches close to the ground.

host plants

Fagaceae, monophagous

Quercus cerris, robur, petraea, pubescens.


Barbagallo, Binazzi, Pennacchio & Pollini (2011a), Blackman & Eastop (2017), Börner & Franz (1956a), Durak, Durak & Borowiak-Sobkowiak (0000a), Heie (1982a), Lampel & Meier (2003a), Mier Durante & Nieto Nafría (1997a), Mier Durante, Remaudiére & Nieto Nafría (1988a), Nieto Nafría & Mier Durante (1998a), Osiadacz & Wojciechowski (2008a), Petrović (1998a), Stroyan (1977a), Tambs-Lyche & Heie (1984a), Wieczorek & Kanturski (2011a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

Last modified 17.i.2019