Asphondylia coridothymi Skuhravá, 2011

Diptera, Cecidomyiidae

on Thymbra

gall

The flower bud is malformed and remains closed; the inside is lined with a white -when fresh- mycelium. Bracts of the inflorescence that normally are shed in autumn remain in the plant. Larva lemon yellow. Univoltine; pupation, then hibernation, in the gall.

hostplants

Lamiaceae, monophagous

Thymbra capitata (= Coridothymus, Thymus capitatus).

references

Malagaris (2011a), Skuhravá (2011b), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2011a).

07/12/2013

mod 28.vi.2017