Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Kermes roboris

Kermes roboris (Fourcroy, 1785)

English oak kermes

on Quercus

Kermes roboris: female on Quercus robur

Quercus robur, Lottum © G Vullings, (from Jansen, 2009a).

parasite

Adult female scales perfectly globular, 8 mm, reminding of a gall.

host plants

Fagceae, monophagous

Quercus ilex, petraea & subsp. iberica, pubescens, robur.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).

synonyms

Kermococcus roboris.

references

Dziedzicka (1988a), Gomez-Menor Ortega (1948a), Hellrigl (2004a), Jansen (1999b, 2009a), Kozár & Ostafichuk (1987a), Łagowska & Golan (2002a), Masten Milek, Seljak, Šimala ao (2016a), Pellizzari, Porcelli, Convertini & Marotta (2012a), Spodek, Ben-Dov, Ghanim & Mendel (2012a), Trencheva, Gounari, Trenchev & Kapaxidi (2009a).

Last modified 26.ii.2020