Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Houardiella salicorniae

Houardiella salicorniae Kieffer, 1912

on Sarcocornia


Multi-chambered, caterpillar-like, fusiform swellings of lateral shoots, up to 10 to 15 mm long, 5 – 6 mm in diameter, including several internodes; larve white. One or two generations, pupation in the gall.

host plants

Amaranthaceae, monophagous

Sarcocornia fruticosa.


Dorchin & Freidberg (2008a), Sánchez (2016a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2021a: 233), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Kettani (2017a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Massa (2007a).

Last modified 4.x.2021