Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Neocoenorrhinus aeneovirens

Neocoenorrhinus aeneovirens (Marsham, 1802)

on Quercus


The females bites a large wound at the base of a bud, then makes a hole higher in the buds and deposits an egg there. The bud dries out but does not fall off. The larvae feeds in the withering contents of the bud, then leaves when it is full grown to pupate in the soil.

host plants

Fagaceae, monophagous


References to other host plants need confirmation.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Coenorhinus aeneovirens; Schoenitermes, Neocoenorrhinus, minutus (Herbst, 1797).


Braunert (2017a), Dieckmann(1974a), Papi (2009a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Ugarte San Vicente (2005a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

Last modified 5.x.2020