Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Clinodiplosis oleracei

Clinodiplosis oleracei Rübsaamen, 1917

on Cirsium


leaves hashed up, discoloured. In the folds, at the upperside, live pale to lemon yellow larvae the eventually pupate in the soil.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous ?

Cirsium arvense, oleraceum.


it is not quite certain whether species and gall really belong together: Clinodiplosis species usually are no gall inducers.


Buhr (1964b), Gagné (2010a), Rübsaamen (1917a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2000a). Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2021a: 89), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a).

Last modified 16.ix.2021