Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Lasioptera umbelliferarum

Lasioptera umbelliferarum Kieffer, 1909

on Cachrys, Seseli


conspicuous, up to several cm long and to 2 cm thick, very hard, multilocular swellings of the stems (smaller in the leaf axes and petioles). Inner wall of the gall chambers lines with a white mycelium. Larvae numerous, bright orange; the hibernate in the gall and pupate in spring.


Apiaceae, oligophagous

Cachrys boissieri, microcarpa.

According to Buhr also Seseli osseum.


Buhr (1965a), Dorchin & Freidberg (2011a), Gágné & Jaschhof (2014a), Kieffer (1909a), Skuhravá, Karimpour, Sadeghi ao (2014a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2021a: 53), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Buhr (2013a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Massa (2007a).

Last modified 13.ix.2021