Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Trigonaspis baetica

Trigonaspis baetica Nieves-Aldrey, 1989

Hymenoptera, Cynipidae

on Quercus

gall

one, often more, elongate-starlike gall at the underside of a leaf, lengthwise attached to a thick vein; the end points are free. The longest axis is about 3 mm long. The surface has irregular ridges and is white-hairy.

hostplants

Fagaceae, narrowly monophagous

Quercus canariensis, lusitanica.

notes

only the agamous generation is known.

references

Nieves-Aldrey (1989a, 2001a).

23/07/2015

Last modified 28.vi.2017