Asphondylia stachydis Stelter in Buhr, 1965

Diptera, Cecidomyiidae

on Stachys

gall

Flower buds are swollen and remain closed; the inside is lined with a white, later dirty grey layer of mycelium; larva solitary, pupates within the gall.

hostplants

Lamiaceae, monophagous

Stachys annua, recta.

synonyms

For nomenclatural reasons the name is not valid (Gagné, 2010a), but a name that is valid is not available.

references

Buhr (1965a), Gagné (2010a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2000a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1994a, 1999a).

22/11/2013

mod 28.vi.2017