Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Arnoldiola tympanifex

Arnoldiola tympanifex (Kieffer, 1909)

on Quercus


Small lenticular gall in the leaf blade, 3.5 mm across, with a small nipple at underside and upperside; in the underside a round opening. Univotine, pupation in the ground,

host plants

Fagaceae, monophagous

Quercus ilex.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).


Arnoldia, Janetia, tympanifex.


Barnes (1951a), Kieffer (1909a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1994a, 2002a, 2008a, 2009b, 2021a: 210), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1997b), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Dengler (1997a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Massa (2007a), Tomasi (2014a).

Last modified 1.x.2021