Asphondylia pterosparti Tavares, 1902

on Cytisus, Genista, Spartium


Galling of the flower buds and the axillary leaf buds. The galls are 4 x 8 mm in size, pointed, and strongly short-hairy. Pupation in the gall.

host plants

Fabaceae, oligophagous

Cytisus cantabricus; Genista tridentata; Spartium junceum.


Cogolludo (1921a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gagné (2010a), Houard (1909a [“pterosparti”]), Sánchez, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2012a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1997b), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Blasco-Zumeta & Pujade-Villar (2006a), Tavares (1905a).

mod 7.iii.2020