Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Asphondylia lathyri

Asphondylia lathyri Rübsaamen 1914

on Lathyrus, Vicia

Asphondylia lathyri: galls on Lathyrus pratensis

Lathyrus pratensis, Belgium, prov. Hainaut, Chimay, Bois Robert © Sébastien Carbonnelle


Swelling of the wall of a pod, often several together, each with one yellow-orange larva. Inner wall of the gall chamber lined with mycelium. Pupation in the gall, generally bivoltine.


Fabaceae, oligophagous

Lathyrus latifolius, pratensis; Vicia sepium.


Asphondylia lathyri: spatula

spatula with papillae (from Möhn, 1955a)


Trotteria obtusa.


Buhr (1964b, 1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gagné (2010a), Möhn (1955a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam & Carbonnelle (2015a), Simova-Tošić (2008a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1999a, 2009b, 2021a: 149), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Skrzypczyńska & Szadziewski (2008a).

Last modified 25.ix.2021