Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Plagiotrochus britaniae

Plagiotrochus britaniae Barbotin, 1985

on Quercus


Ovoid, up to 1 mm large, unilocular galls half immersed between the bud scales of Quercus ilex. Contrariwise, in Q. coccifera the galls are situated between the cupula scales of small, aborted acorns.

host plants

Fagaceae, narrowly monophagous

Quercus coccifera, ilex.


Saphonecrus barbotini.

parasitoids, predators

Mesopolobus lichtensteini, mediterraneus.


Blanes-Dalmau, Caballero-López & Pujade-Villar (2017a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gómez, Hernández Nieves, Garrido Torres, ao (2006a), Nieves-Aldrey (2001a), Nieves-Aldrey, Gómez, Hernández Nieves & Lobo (2006a), Pujade i Villar (1992a), Pujade, Villemant & Andreï-Ruiz (2000a), Salas-Remón, Llimona, Lozano ao (2015a).

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