Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Trigonaspis brunneicornis

Trigonaspis brunneicornis Kieffer, 1901

on Quercus

Trigonaspis brunneicornis: galls on Quercus pyrenaica

Quercus pyrenaica, galls (from Houard, 1908a)


one, often more, fusiform gall at the underside of a leaf, lengthwise attached to a thick vein; the end points are free. The surface has irregular ridges and is white-hairy.


Fagaceae, narrowly monophagous

Quercus pyrenaica.

very rarely also on Q. faginea, where the two species grow together.


only the agamous generation is known.


Cogolludo (1921a), Fusu (2017a), Gómez, Hernández Nieves, Garrido Torres, ao (2006a), Nieves-Aldrey (1984b, 2001a), Nieves-Aldrey, Gómez, Hernández Nieves & Lobo (2006a), da Silva Tavares (1902a, 1905a).

Last modified 10.x.2023