Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Trifurcula coronillae

Trifurcula coronillae van Nieukerken, 1990

on Coronill

Trifurcula coronillae: mine

mine (from van Nieukerken, 1990a)


The larva makes a conspicuous gallery mine in the green bark of a stem. Often several mines in the same stem. Frass greenish brown. Larvae feed with their venter towards the epidermis. Pupation external, in a brown cocoon.


Fabaceae, monophagous

Coronilla juncea, ? minima.


Larvae from, probably, the autumn till February; univoltine.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).


Laštůvka & Laštůvka, (1997a), van Nieukerken (1990a), van Nieukerken, Laštůvka & Laštůvka (2004a, 2006a).

Last modified 28.ii.2018