Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Chilaspis mayri

Chilaspis mayri (Müllner, 1901)

on Quercus


group of about 10 globular, more or less closely coalesced bud galls at the end of a young shoot. An individual gall measures 6 mm, is practically smooth and very sticky when fresh. The tissue is soft and spongy, brownish, and contains usually several hard-walled gall chambers.


Fagaceae, monophagous

Quercus cerris, ithaburensis & subsp. macrolepis.


Dryocosmus mayri.


Only the sexual generation is known.


Buhr (1964a), Hellrigl (2009a), Hellrigl & Bodur (2015a), Kemal & Koçak (2010a), Melika (2006a), Melika, Csóka & Pujade-Villar (2000a), Pujade-Villar, Kwast, Thuroczy & Bellido (2002a), Pujade-Villar, Ros-Farré & Melika (2003a), Shachar, Melika, Inbar & Dorchin (2018a).

Last modified 27.xi.2018