Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Smicronyx smreczynskii

Smicronyx smreczynskii Solari, 1952

on Cuscuta


5-6 mm sized, green or red, globular to oval stem galls, often arranged in a pearl chain; pupation in the soil.

host plants

Convolvulaceae, monophagous

Cuscuta europaea.


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


Buhr (1964a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Dieckmann (1986a), Heijerman & Alders (2000a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

Last modified 25.ix.2020