Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Asphondylia miki

Asphondylia miki Wachtl, 1880

on Medicago

Asphondylia miki: gall on Medicago sativa

Medicago sativa, Hungary, Mosonmagyaróvár, 5.viii.2012 © László Érsek

Asphondylia miki: pupa

opened gall with pupa

Asphondylia miki: pupa

pupa

Asphondylia miki: gall on Medicago sativa

Medicago sativa, Hungary, Budapest, Kamaraerdő, 3.vii.2020 © László Érsek

Asphondylia miki: gall on Medicago sativa

this gall …

Asphondylia miki: parasitoid

… contained a parasitoid pup,

Asphondylia miki: parasitoid

fam. Pteromalidae

Asphondylia miki: galls on Medicago falcata

Medicago falcata, Poland, Narew, ix.2016 © Sébastien Carbonnelle

Asphondylia miki: galls on Medicago falcata

pupa in opened pod

gall

The pod is shortened and inflated, the wall is succulent fleshy, lined at the inside with a white mycelium. The yellow larva pupates in the gall.

hostplants

Fabaceae, monophagous

Medicago falcata, sativa, saxatilis.

notes

in eastern Euerope a minor fodder crop pest.

references

Buhr (1964b), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gagné (2010a), Houard (1909a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1996a, 2000a, 2004a, 2007a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Postolovski (2007a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1994a, 1999a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dončev & Dimitrova (1991a, 1992a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Neacsu (1972a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Skrzypczyńska & Szadziewski (2008a), Tomasi (2014a).

Last modified 1.xi.2020