Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Gypsonoma aceriana

Gypsonoma aceriana (Duponchel, 1843)

rosy cloaked shoot

on Populus

Gypsonoma aceriana gall on Populus x canadensis

Populus x canadensis, Zwolle, © Arnold Grosscurt

Gypsonoma aceriana gall

Populus x canadensis, Belgium, prov. Namur, 16.iv.2010 © Jean-Yves Baugnée

Gypsonoma aceriana gall

Populus nigra cv. ‘Italica’, Belgium, Liège. 19.v.2010 © Jean-Yves Baugnée: occupied gall

Gypsonoma aceriana gall

old gall

Gypsonoma aceriana larva

Populus nigra cv. ‘Italica’, Belgium, prov. Liège, Sclessin, 19.v.2010 © Jean-Yves Baugnée: larva

host plants

Salicaceae, monophagous

Populus alba, balsamifera, x canadensis, x canescens, nigra, tremula.

The reference to Acer by, among others, Buhr (1964a) is incorrect.


See also Lepiforum, Swatschek.


See Patočka & Turčáni.


Steganoptycha aceriana.


Aarvik, Bakke, Berg ao (1997a), Baldizzone & Scalercio (2018a), Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1979a), Buhr (1964a, 1965a), Charles, Nef, Allegro, ao (2014a), Cogolludo (1921a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Disqué (1905a), van Frankenhuyzen, Houtman & Kabos (1982a), Houard (1908a, 1909a), Lepiforum (2019), Miller & LaGasa (2001a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Requena i Miret (1998a), Robbins (1991a), Roskam (2009a), Schütze (1931a), Swatschek (1958a), Szőcs (1977a), Tomasi (2003a, 2014a), Wieser (2008a), Žikić, Ritt, Colacci, ao (2019a).

Last modified 22.vii.2021