Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Gymnetron erinaceum

Gymnetron erinaceum (Bedel, 1885)

on Veronica


up to 12 mm large, rotund, unilocular swelling of the lower part of the stem. Inside a single weevil larva or pupa.

host plants

Plantaginaceae, (narrowly?) monophagous

Veronica spicata.


Buhr (1965a), Caldara (2008b), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Podlussány, Hegyessy & Kutasi (2017a), Ugarte San Vicente, Salgueira & Caldara (2012a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a) .

Last modified 24.iii.2021