Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Diplolepis mayri

Diplolepis mayri (von Schlechtendal, 1877)

on Rosa

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 © 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, Gómez, Hernández Nieves & Lobo (2006a), Roskam (2009a), Salas-Remón, Llimona, Lozano ao (2015a), Tavares (1905a), Tomasi (2003a, 2012a, 2014a).

Last modified 23.viii.2019