Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Trifurcula manygoza

Trifurcula manygoza van Nieukerken, A Lastuvka & Z Lastuvka, 2007


Oviposition on leaf underside. Mine a narrow, rather straight gallery, often close to the leaf margin, abruptly widened into a large blotch, that often ocupies the entire leaflet. Frass in the gallery in a thin central line. Pupation outside the mine, exit slit in lower epidermis.

The mines cannot be distinguished from those of T. cryptella.


Fabaceae, monophagous

Lotus corniculatus.


Larvae were found in July.

distribution within Europe

Croatia, NW Greece.


yellow, lying belly-up in the mine.


van Nieukerken (2007b).

Last modified 8.iv.2018