Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Kermes gibbosus

Kermes gibbosus Signoret, 1875

on Quercus

parasite

Scales on the branches.

host plants

Fagaceae, narrowly monophagous

Quercus cerris.

phenology

Univoltine; hibernation as second instar larva.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

references

Pellizzari, Porcelli, Convertini & Marotta (2012a), Trencheva, Gounari, Trenchev & Kapaxidi (2009a).

Last modified 24.ii.2020