Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Periclista lineolata

Periclista lineolata (Klug, 1816)

on Quercus

Periclista lineolata: larva

Quercus robur, Hungary, Kimle, 6.v.2016 © László Érsek

Periclista lineolata: larva


Periclista lineolata: larva


Periclista lineolata: larva

head, frontal vuew


oviposition scar in the midrib of a still quite young leaf; the higher part of the leaf withers. Larva unmistakable: a pale green sawfly caterpillar with five length rows of long, strong erect, black, apically split spines.

host plants

Fagaceae, monophagous

Quercus petraea, robur, rubra.


Beneš & Holuša (2015a), Buhr (1965a), Chevin, Savina & Garrin (2015a), Haris (2018a), Hoop (1983a), Liston (2011a), Macek (2012c), Pschorn-Walcher & Altenhofer (2000a), Taeger, Altenhofer, Blank, ao (1998a).

Last modified 29.iv.2020