Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Asphondylia serpylli

Asphondylia serpylli Kieffer, 1898

on Thymus


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.


Lamiaceae, monophagous

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


see Viggiani


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


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, 2021a: 279), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Blasco-Zumeta & Pujade-Villar (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Viggiani (2020a).

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