Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Sirocalodes mixtus

Sirocalodes mixtus (Mulsant & Rey, 1858)

on Ceratocapnos, Fumaria


The larva bores in the root collar; pupation in a cocoon in the soil. Older reports that the larva would induce unilocular stem galls are refuted by Germann,

host plants

Papaveraceae, oligophagous

Ceratocapnos claviculata; Fumaria officinalis, paprviflora.


Avgın & Colonnelli (2011a), Colonnelli, Osella & Cornacchia (2011a), Delbol (2008a, 2013a), Forbicioni, Abbazzi, Bellò ao (2019a), Germann (2013a), Gültekin (2014a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Ziegler (2017a).

Last modified 1.iii.2021