Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Asphondylia miki

Asphondylia miki Wachtl, 1880

on Medicago

Asphondylia miki: galls on Medicago falcata

Medicagp falcata, Poland, Narew © Sébastien Carbonnelle

Asphondylia miki: galls on Medicago falcata

pupa in opened pod


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


Fabaceae, monophagous

Medicago falcata, sativa, saxatilis.


in eastern Euerope a minor fodder crop pest.


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 6.ix.2018