Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Agrilus grandiceps

Agrilus grandiceps Kiesenwetter, 1857

on Quercus


The larvae bore circular gallery under the bark at the base of a branch, causing its death; preference for young trees.

host plants

Fagaceae, monophagous

Quercus coccifera, ilex, pubescens, rotundifolia.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2021).


Arnáiz Ruiz (1999a), Calmont, Grotz & Sautière (2008a), Murria Beltrán & Murria Beltrán (2005a) , Panin, Săvulecu & Ruicănescu (2015a), Verdugo (2005a), Verdugo Páez (2002a).

Last modified 8.iv.2021