Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Cerroneuroterus aggregatus

Cerroneuroterus aggregatus (Wachtl, 1880)

on Quercus

Neuroterus aggregatus galls on Quercus cerris

Quercus cerris galls (from Houard, 1908a)


up to 2 mm long ovoid gall that develops from dormant buds on stems or thick branches; usually a group together. The wall is thin, parchment-like, green, with a finely granular surface.


Fagaceae, narrowly monophagous

Quercus cerris.


Buhr states that only the sexual generation is known, but according to Melika ao this is the agamous generation.


Buhr (1965a), Hellrigl (2009a), Houard (1908a), Melika, Csóka & Pujade-Villar (2000a), Melika, Pujade-Villar, Abe ao (2010a).

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