Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Stenopterapion scutellare

Stenopterapion scutellare (Kirby, 1811)

on Ulex

Stenopterapion scutellare gall on Ulex europaeus

Ulex europaeus, gall(from Houard, 1909a)


one or more ± globular, up to 5 mm large, unilocular swellings of the shoot; inside a single weevil larva or pupa.

host plants

Fabaceae, monophagous

Ulex europaeus, gallii, minor.


Apion, Leptapion, scutellare.


Béguinot (2006a), Buhr (1965a), Cogolludo (1921a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Delbol (2013a), Ecott (2012a), Ehret (1990a), Houard (1908a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Schröder & Zwölfer (1970a), Tavares (1905a).

Last modified 23.viii.2019