Asphondylia menthae Kieffer, 1902

on Mentha

Asphondylia menthae: gall on Mentha spec.

Mentha spec., Poland, Warsaw, © Sébastien Carbonelle: galled calyces

Asphondylia menthae: gall on Mentha spec.

opened gall

Asphondylia menthae: pupa

pupa

gall

The flower buds are malformed and remain closed. Inner wall lined with mycelium. Larva solitary, ochreous yellow – orange, pupates withi the gall.

hostplants

Lamiaceae, monophagous

Mentha aquatica, arvensis, x gentilis, longifolia, pulegium, x rotundifolia, spicata, suaveolens, x verticillata.

synonyms

Asphondylia ignorata (Rübsaamen, 1916).

references

Buhr (1964b), Ceresa (2015a), Cogolludo (1921a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gagné (2010a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2000a), Sánchez, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2012a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1994a, 1999a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Blasco-Zumeta & Pujade-Villar (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dončev & Dimitrova (1991a, 1992a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Massa (2007a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Neacsu (1972a), Stefănescu (2009a), Tomasi (2014a).

mod 2.x.2017