Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Contarinia anthonoma

Contarinia anthonoma (Kieffer, 1890)

on Cytisus


The flower buds are weakly swollen and not, or only incompletely opened, soon turning brown. Larvae white to yellowish, gregarious, jumping. Univoltine; hibernation as larva in the soil.


Fabaceae, narrowly monophagous

Cytisus scoparius.

Béguinot (2003a) cites the species also from Cytisophyllum sessilifolium; whether this was confirmed by breeding is not stated.


Diplosis, Stictodiplosis, anthonoma.


Béguinot (2003a), Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Kieffer (1890a, 1891a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2021a: 91), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a).

Last modified 17.ix.2021