Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Mecinus janthiniformis

Mecinus janthiniformis Toševski & Caldara, 2011

on Linaria


About 1 cm long galling in the upper section of the main stem, or the basal part of the flowering lateral shoots.

host plants

Plantaginaceae, narrowly monophagous

Linaria genistifolia & subsp. dalmatica.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva, pupa

See Gosik ao.


Báborská, Majzlan & Košťál (2017a), Caldara & Fogato (2013a), Gosik, Skuhrovec, Caldara & Toševski (2020a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

Last modified 28.vii.2021