Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Kuwania rubra

Kuwania rubra Goux, 1938

on Quercus


Mature females aselliform, bright red, actively walking in bark fissures; oviposition in a large white ovisac.

host plants

Fagaceae, monophagous

Quercus coccifera, ilex.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).


Hellrigl (2004a), Spodek, Ben-Dov & Mendel (2013a).

Last modified 27.x.2021