Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Asphondylia coridothymi

Asphondylia coridothymi Skuhravá, 2011

on Thymbra


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.


Lamiaceae, monophagous

Thymbra capitata (= Coridothymus, Thymus capitatus).


Malagaris (2011a), Skuhravá (2011b), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2011a, 2021a: 82).

Last modified 17.ix.2021