Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Spartiomyia martinsi

Spartiomyia martinsi (Tavares, 1902)

on Echinospartum


Yellowish green, oval (2 x 2-3 mm) swelling of a stem, below and above a spine. In a small gall chamber an orange larva or a pupa.

host plants

Fabaceae, monophagous

Echinospartum lusitanicum.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).


Janetiella martinsi.


Gagné & Jaschhof (2014a), Houard (1909a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2021a: 96 “spartinsi”, 2021a: 120), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Blasco-Zumeta & Pujade-Villar (2006a), Tavares (1905a).

Last modified 23.ix.2021