Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Nidularia pulvinata

Nidularia pulvinata (Planchon, 1864)

on Quercus


The globular adult females resemble those of Kermes vermilio, however, they are not attached to the twigs but rather to the stem and the main branches.

host plants

Fagaceae, monophagous

Quercus coccifera, ilex, ithaburensis.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Gomez-Menor Ortega (1960a), Roberto, Diana, Russo ao (2016a), Spodek, Ben-Dov, Ghanim & Mendel (2012a).

Last modified 1.iii.2019