Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Smicronyx jungermanniae

Smicronyx jungermanniae (Reich, 1797)

on Cuscuta


single-chambered, elongated stem galls, 3-6 mm long, yellow to red in colour; larva solitary, pupation in the soil.

host plants

Convolvulaceae, monophagous

Cuscuta campestris, epilinum, epithymum, europaea, lupuliformis.


see Urban.


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


Baviera & Caldara (2020a), Bellmann (2012a), Colonnelli, Osella & Cornacchia (2011a), Compte (1981a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Dieckmann (1962a, 1986a), Haran, Schütte & Friedman (2017a), Heijerman & Alders (2000a), Houard (1909a), Mifsud & Colonnelli (2010a), Podlussány (2007a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Roskam (2009a), Tomasi (2014a), Urban (1914c), Winkelmann & Bayer (2004a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

Last modified 13.xi.2023