Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Agromyza kiefferi

Agromyza kiefferi Tavares, 1901

on Cytisus


Elongated, unilateral, unilocular swelling of a shoot, 4 x 25 mm

host plants

Fabaceae, monophagous

Cytisus albus.


(PESI, 2018) accept this as a valid species. In the more recent literature there are no references to is. In a letter to Spencer, Hering writes that he expects it to concern a teneral Melanagromyza imago.


Cogolludo (1921a), Houard (1909a), Spencer (1968a), Tavares (1905a).

Last modified 23.viii.2019