Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Asphondylia coronillae

Asphondylia coronillae (Vallot, 1829)

on Coronilla, Hippocrepis

Asphondylia coronillae on Hippocrepis emerus

Hippocrepis emerus, France, dép. Tarn, Guitalens-l’Albarède © Jessica Joachim

Asphondylia coronillae on Hippocrepis emerus

galled pod

Asphondylia coronillae on Hippocrepis emerus

opened gall

Asphondylia coronillae: gall on Coronilla minima

Coronilla minima, France, dépt. Lozère, Florac © Sébastien Carbonnelle


Gall formed by the base of the petiole and adjacent, enlarged stipulae. Inner wall of gall chamber lined with mycelium. A second generation lives in the galled pods. Larva orange, solitary, pupates in the gall. Bivoltine.

host plants

Fabaceae, narrowly oligophagous

Coronilla minima; Hippocrepis emerus & subsp. emeroides.


Asphondylia coronillae: head of pupa

head of the pupa, to show the pair of frontal teeth (from Rübsaamen, 1916b)


Asphondylia jaapi Rübsaamen, 1916.


Béguinot (2002b,f,h, 2003a,b, 2006b, 2012a), Blanes-Dalmau, Caballero-López & Pujade-Villar (2017a), Buhr (1964b), Cerasa (2015a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Houard (1909a), Rübsaamen (1916b), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1996a, 2004a, 2007a), Skuhravá (1989a, 2007a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1994a, 1997a,b, 1999a, 2005c, 2008a, 2010a, 2011a, 2016a, 2021a: 83), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Blasco-Zumeta & Pujade-Villar (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Massa (2007a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Tomasi (2014a).

Last modified 27.iv.2024