Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Smicronyx coecus

Smicronyx coecus (Reich, 1797)

on Cuscuta


reddish stem galls; pupation in the soil.

host plants

Convolvulaceae, monophagous

Cuscuta epithymum, europaea.


The species is not mentioned in the Fauna Europa (2014), not in the synonymy either.


Balalaikins (2012a), Buhr (1964a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Dieckmann (1986a), Houard (1909a), Knutelski & Surowiak (2011a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

Last modified 25.ix.2020