Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Plagiotrochus coriaceus

Plagiotrochus coriaceus (Mayr, 1882)

on Quercus

Plagiotrochus coriaceus: galls on Quercus ilex

Quercus ilex (from Houard, 1908a)


unilocular, eventually brown, oval or lenticular pustules, c. 1 x 2 mm, weakly protruding at either side of the leaf, up to 20 in a leaf. Larva solitary, hibernation and pupation in the leaf.

host plants

Fagaceae, monophagous

Quercus coccifera, x hispanica, ilex, suber.


Andricus coriaceus; Andricus pseudococcus Kieffer, 1902; ? Neuroterus pustulifex Kieffer, 1912; ? Plagiotrochus pustularis Kieffer, 1912.


Males of this species, and therefore a possible sexual generation, are not known.


Saphonecrus barbotini.

parasitoids, predators

Cecidostiba atra; Mesopolobus lichtensteini; Pediobius rotundatus.


Bowdrey & Notton (2019a), Cerasa (2015a), Cogolludo (1921a), Cotte (1012a), Gómez, Hernández Nieves, Garrido Torres, ao (2006a), Houard (1908a), Nieves-Aldrey (2001a), Nieves-Aldrey, Gómez, Hernández Nieves & Lobo (2006a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Pujade (1986a), Redfern & Shirley (20011a), Salas-Remón, Llimona, Lozano ao (2015a), Shachar, Melika, Inbar & Dorchin (2018a), Tavares (1905a), Tomasi (2014a).

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