Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Asphondylia gennadii

Asphondylia gennadii (Marchal, 1904)

on Ceratonia, etc.

gall

In the winter the larvae develop in the pods of the carob tree; the pods become swollen and disfigured, and remain small. During the summer several generations of larvae live in the ovaries and young fruits of a number of herb species.

hostplants

polyphagous

Asphodelus fistulosus; Calicotome spinosa; Capparis spinosa; Capsicum annuum; Ceratonia siliqua; Drimia maritima; Eruca vesicaria; Hypericum triquetrifolium; Sinapis; Solanum tuberosum.

synonyms

Schizomyia gennadii.

notes

Harmful on carob tree.

references

Gagné & Orphanides (1992a), Harris (1975a), Houard (1909a), Skuhravá, Bayram, Çam ao (2005a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1994a, 1997b, 2004a,b), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Ebejer (2002a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Massa (2007a), Tokuda (2012a), Uechi, Yukawa & Yamaguchi (2004a).

Last modified 28.vi.2018