Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Asphondylia calycotomae

Asphondylia calycotomae Kieffer, 1912

on Calicotome


Two generations: the first one in the swollen leaf buds, the second in the galled pods; larvae solitary. The first generation hibernates; pupation in the gall. Inside of the gall lined with mycelium.

host plants

Fabaceae, monophagous

Calicotome infesta subsp. intermedia, spinosa, villosa.


Cerasa (2015a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Sánchez, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2012a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2004a, 2007a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1994a, 1997b, 2002a, 2004a,b, 2008a, 2009b, 2011a, 2021a: 59), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Blasco-Zumeta & Pujade-Villar (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Massa (2007a).

Last modified 14.ix.2021