Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Janetiella fallax

Janetiella fallax Kieffer, 1904

on Alyssum


Swelling, 10-25 mm long and up to 8 mm thick, of the upper part of a stem; the leaves are crowded and thickened at their base. The pink larva pupates in the soil.


Brassicaceae, nauw monophagous

Alyssum alyssoides, gmelinii, murale.


Barnes (1948a), Buhr (1964b), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gagné (2010a), Houard (1908a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1999a, 2021a: 32), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dončev & Dimitrova (1991a, 1992a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a).

Last modified 9.ix.2021