Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Contarinia galeobdolontis

Contarinia galeobdolontis Kieffer, 1909

on Lamium

Contarinia galeobdolontis gall on Lamium galeobdolon

Lamium galeobdolon, Ittervoord, Vijverbroek


Larvae white, jumping; spatula yellow, apically broadened with obtuse lobes that are as long as wide and separated by a concave excision. Pupation in the ground.


Lamiaceae, narrowly monophagous

Lamium galeobdolon.


At the date of collection, April 6th, the larvae did not hold any larva. The gall, that was found on the exact Belgian-Dutch border (along the brook called Itterbeek) is not known in either country.


Buhr (1964b), Burton, Carbonnelle, Ellis & Schneider (2019a), Roskam & Carbonnelle (2015a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1994a, 1997a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Skrzypczyńska & Szadziewski (2008a).

Last modified 20.xi.2019