Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Asphondylia hornigi

Asphondylia hornigi Wachtl, 1881

on Origanum

Asphondylia hornigi: galls on Origanum vulgare

Origanum vulgare, Norway, Telemark, 21.viii.2019 © Arne Fjellberg: two galled fruits among the normal ones

Asphondylia hornigi: galls on Origanum vulgare

Origanum vulgare, Norway, Vestfold, 23.viii.2019 © Arne Fjellberg: galled fruits

Asphondylia hornigi: larva

opened gall with larva

Asphondylia hornigi: pupa

pupa within the gall

Asphondylia hornigi: galled flower

galled flower (from Wacht, 1881a)


Larvae in the swollen fruits. Larva solitary; pupation in the gall.

host plants

Lamiaceae, monophagous

Origanum vulgare.


Asphondylia hornigi: spatula

spatula with papillae (from Möhn, 1955a)


Asphondylia hornigi: pupa, lateral

Asphondylia hornigi: pupa, ventral

pupa, lateral and ventral (from Wachtl, 1881a)

Asphondylia hornigi: head of pupa

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


Gisonobasis hornigi.


Buhr (1965a), Cerasa (2015a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Doğanlar (2017a), Houard (1909a), Löw (1888a), Mirumian (2011a), Rübsaamen (1916b), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2000a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1997a, 1999a, 2021a: 174), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dončev & Dimitrova (1991a, 1992a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Neacsu (1972a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Skrzypczyńska & Szadziewski (2008a), Viggiani (2020a), Wachtl (1881a).

Last modified 24.vii.2022