Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Archarius pyrrhoceras

Archarius pyrrhoceras (Marsham, 1802)

on Quercus


Inquiline in the galls of the agamous generation of Cynips quercusfolii. The larvae are curved and have no feet, but a chitinised head capsule. Univoltine. Beetles at the leaves.

host plants, beetles


Prunus serotina.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).


Curculio pyrrhoceras.


Avgın & Colonnelli (2011a), Compte (1981a), Delbol (2013a), Dieckmann (1988a), Heijerman & van der Leij (1997a), Meijer, Smit, Beukeboom & Schilthuizen (2012a), le Monnier (2002a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Ugarte San Vicente (2005a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

Last modified 20.xii.2021