Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Diplolepis mayri

Diplolepis mayri (von Schlechtendal, 1877)

on Rosa

Diplolepis mayri galls on Rosa  spec.

Rosa spec., Belgium, prov. Limbourg, Genk, Teril Klaverberg, 29.ix.2018 © Carina Van Steenwinkel

Diplolepis mayri: galls on Rosa rubiginosa

Rosa rubiginosa, Ballooërveld, 11.viii.2018 © Ben van As

Diplolepis mayri: galls on Rosa rubiginosa

another group of galls

Diplolepis mayri: gall on Rosa spec.

Rosa spec., Belgium, prov. Namur, Nismes, Tienne de Breumont, 10.x.2010 © Sébastien Carbonnelle


Globular unilocular gall on the buds or the underside of a leaf, initially juicy and green, brown and hard when mature; the wall bears many slender, unbranched spines of some 3 mm length. Usually a number of galls together, coalescing into an irregular mass of up to 5 cm. Pupation within the gall.

host plants

Rosaceae, monophagous

Rosa acicularis, agrestis, canina, corymbifera, majalis, rubiginosa, serafinii, spinosissima, tomentosa, villosa.


Rhodites mayri.


Periclistus brandtii.


Béguinot (2002a,f,h, 2003a,b, 2012a), Bellmann (2012a), Blanes-Dalmau, Caballero-López & Pujade-Villar (2017a), Buhr (1965a), Cerasa (2015a), Chinery (2011a), Cogolludo (1921a), Coulianos & Holmåsen (1991a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere, (1997a), Eady & Quinlan (1963a), Güçlü, Hayat, Shorthouse & Tozlu (2008a), Hellrigl (2009a), Hellrigl & Bodur (2015a), Houard (1908a), Katılmış & Kıyak (2008a), Kemal & Koçak (2010a), Koops (2013a), Kwast (2012a, 2014a), Lambinon, Carbonnelle & Claerebout (2015a), Lambinon, Schneider & Chevin (2003a), Lehmann & Hannover (2016a), Ludwig (1974a), Melika (2006a), Nieves-Aldrey (1998a, 2001a), Nieves-Aldrey & Askew (2002a), Nieves-Aldrey, Gómez, Hernández Nieves & Lobo (2006a), Roskam (2009a), Salas-Remón, Llimona, Lozano ao (2015a), Tavares (1905a), Tomasi (2003a, 2012a, 2014a).

Last modified 20.iii.2021