Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Ischnopterapion aeneomicans

Ischnopterapion aeneomicans (Wencker, 1864)

on Dorycnium

gall

The pods are swollen. Inside a legless, crooked larva with a distinct head; pupation in the gall.

host plants

Fabaceae, narrowly monophagous

Dorycnium pentaphyllum & subsp. germanicum + herbaceum.

synonyms

Apion, Leptapion, aeneomicans.

notes

The inside of the gall is not lined with mycelium, contrary to the gall of Asphondylia dorycnii.

references

Buhr (1964a), Dieckmann (1977a), Ehret (1990a), Podlussány (1986a), Stejskal (2004b).

Last modified 25.v.2019