Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Dieckmanniellus gracilis

Dieckmanniellus gracilis (Redtenbacher, 1849)

on Lythrum


about 5 mm long, unilocular swelling, usually of a lateral shoot, containing a single squat, legless weevil larva.

host plants

Lythraceae, narrowly monophagous

Lythrum portula.

Formánek & Melichar write Lotus uliginosus!


Nanophyes gracilis.


Benedikt, Borovec, Fremuth ao (2010a), Buhr (1965a), Delbol (2012a), Formánek & Melichar (1916), Redfern & Shirley (2011a).

Last modified 25.iii.2019