Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Asphondylia massalongoi

Asphondylia massalongoi Rübsaamen, 1893

on Ajuga


Flower buds are swollen and remain closed; flowers parts malformed; inside of gall lined with mycelium. Larva orange-yellow, pupates within the gall.

host plants

Lamiaceae, monophagous

Ajuga chamaepitys & subsp. chia.


Buhr (1964b), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gagné (2010a), Houard (1909a), Kieffer (1901b), Rüsaamen (1893a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2004a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1994a, 1997b, 1999a, 2011a, 2016a, 2021a: 30), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2000a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dončev & Dimitrova (1991a, 1992a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Neacsu (1972a), Tomasi (2014a).

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