Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Plagiotrochus fonscolombei

Plagiotrochus fonscolombei (Kieffer, 1900)

on Quercus

Plagiotrochus fonscolombei: gall on Quercus coccifera

Quercus coccifera gall (from Houard, 1908a)


Slender fusiform swelling of a branch; the bark remains smooth; in the pith numerous oval gall chambers in a row.

host plants

Fagaceae, monophagous

Quercus coccifera, ilex, suber.


Dryocosmus fonscolombei.


the status of this species is unclear, because it is not discussed, not even in the synonymy, in the book by Nieves-Aldrey (2001a) about the Iberian Cynipidae.


Cogolludo (1921a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Hellrigl (2010a), Houard (1908a), Tavares (1905a).

Last modified 22.viii.2019