Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Squamapion serpyllicola

Squamapion serpyllicola (Wencker, 1864)

on Thymus


reddish brown, often bilocular, galls, usually in the midrib, more rarely in the stem. Inside a weevil larve or pupa.

host plants

Lamiaceae, monophagous

Thymus pulegioides & subsp. montanus + pannonicus, serpyllum.


Apion, Squamapion, Thymapion, hoffmanni Wagner, 1930 nec Miller, 1857; A. minutissimum hoffmanni.


Buhr (1965a), Cunev (2013a, 2015a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Delbol (2013a), Dieckmann (1977a), Ehret (1989a, 1990a), Knutelski (2001a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

Last modified 25.xi.2023