Asphondylia serpylli Kieffer, 1898

on Thymus

gall

The flower bud is disfigured and remains closed; the calyx has twice its normal size. Inner wall of the gall lined with mycelium. Larva red, solitary. Pupation within the gall. Bivoltine.

hostplants

Lamiaceae, monophagous

Thymus odoratissimus, praecox subsp. polytrichus, pulegioides & subsp. chamaedrys, serpyllum, vulgaris.

synonyms

Asphondylia proxima Kieffer, 1909; A. thymi Kieffer, 1898.

references

Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gagné & Jaschhof (2014a), Houard (1909a), Kieffer (1909a), Malagaris (2011a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Simova-Tošić & Skuhravá (2001a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2000a, 2004a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Postolovski (2007a), Skuhravá (1989a, 2011b), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1994a, 1997b, 1999a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Blasco-Zumeta & Pujade-Villar (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a).

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