Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Asphondylia cytisi

Asphondylia cytisi Frauenfeld, 1873

on Cytisus, Lembotropis


Galling of the leaf buds and pods. Inner wall of gall chamber lined with mycelium. Larva orange, solitary. Pupation in the gall, usually bivoltine.

host plants

Fabaceae, narrowly oligophagous

Cytisus albus, austriacus, baeticus, decumbens, hirsutus, multiflorus, ratisbonensis, supinus; Lembotropis nigricans.


Beguinot (2002a,e, 2006b), Buhr (1964b), Houard (1909a), Sánchez, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2012a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1996a, 2000a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Postolovski (2007a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1994a, 1997b, 1999a, 2002a, 2007a, 2009b, 2010a, 2021a: 88, 89), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Blasco-Zumeta & Pujade-Villar (2006a), Skhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dončev & Dimitrova (1991a, 1992a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Kettani (2017a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Neacsu (1972a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Skrzypczyńska & Szadziewski (2008a), Tavares (1905a), Tomasi (2012a).

Last modified 17.ix.2021