Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Asphondylia ononidis

Asphondylia ononidis Löw, 1873

on Ononis

Asphondylia ononidis galls

Ononis repens, Belgium, prov. Namur, Saint-Servais, carrière d’Asty-Moulin © Jean-Yves Baugnée


The larvae of the first generation in the swollen petiole; those of the second generation the swollen pods. Larva yellow, solitary; inside of the gall lined with white mycelium.

host plants

Fabaceae, monophagous

Ononis minutissima, natrix & subsp. hispanica, spinosa & subsp. hircina + procurrens, talaverae, tridentata.


Asphondylia onondis: spatula

spatula with papillae (from Möhn, 1955a)


Asphondylia frauenfeldi Kieffer, 1909.


On the base of the Fauna Europaea (2010) this represents the first observation in Belgium.


Béguinot (2002e,f, 2003b, 20006b, 2012a), Bellmann (2012a), Blanes-Dalmau, Caballero-López & Pujade-Villar (2017a), Buhr (1965a), Chinery (2011a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gagné (2010a), Houard (1909a), Kieffer (1909a), Ludwig (1974a), Möhn (1955a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2009a), Roskam & Carbonnelle (2015a), Sánchez, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2012a) Cádiz, Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2000a, 2004a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Postolovski (2007a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1994a, 1997a,b, 1999a, 2004a, 2005c, 2010a, 2021a: 173), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dončev & Dimitrova (1991a, 1992a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Neacsu (1972a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Skrzypczyńska & Szadziewski (2008a), Tavares (1905a), Tomasi (2014a).

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