Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Anabremia massalongoi

Anabremia massalongoi (Kieffer, 1909)

on Vicia


The leaflets are rolled onwards, weakly hypertrophied and discoloured. Larvae red. The spatula is yellow with transverse, anteriorly rounded lobes that are separated by a large crescent-shaped incision.

host plants

Fabaceae, monophagous

Vicia cracca, villosa & subsp. varia.


Clinodiplosis massalongoi.


Several Anabremia species are inquilines; that might apply to this species as well. Mediterranean species.


Buhr (1965a), Kieffer (1909a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1994a, 2021a: 302), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Massa (2007a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Tomasi (2003a, 2012a, 2014a).

Last modified 10.x.2021