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).

mod 28.vi.2018