Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Asphondylia salsolae

Asphondylia salsolae Rübsaamen, 1908

on Salsola


smooth, ovoid galls. Sánchez ao present a picture, but neither that nor their “description” clarifies whether this means a bud gall, galled fruit or a galled leaf.

host plants

Amaranthaceae, monophagous

Salsola vermiculata.


The species is described from Namibia; the observation by Sánchez ao is the first record in Europe.


Gagné (2010a), Sánchez, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2012a).

Last modified 6.xii.2018