Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Euphorbomyia loewii

Euphorbomyia loewii (Mik, 1882)

on Euphorbia

Euphorbomyia loewii: galls on Euphorbia seguieriana

Euphorbia seguieriana, galls (from Houard, 1909a)


The two bracts are inflated and adpressed, giving the impression of a 6 mm large flower bud; the included inflorescence has desintegrated. Larvae orange.



Euphorbia aleppica, esula & subsp. tommasiniana, falcata, nicaeensis, seguieriana.


Cecidomyia, Dasineura, Perrisia, loewii. The spelling löwi or loewi is incorrect.

parasitoids, predators

Torymoides violaceus.


Buhr (!964a), Gagné (2010a), Houard (1909a), Mirumian (2011a), Ribes (2014a), Rübsaamen (1895c), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2000a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1999a, 2021a: 104), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dončev & Dimitrova (1991a, 1992a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Neacsu (1972a), Stănescu (2009a).

Last modified 5.v.2022