Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Ozirhincus longicollis

Ozirhincus longicollis Rondani, 1840

on Anthemis, Leucanthemum, Tanacetum, Tripleurospermum

Ozirhincus  longicollis: galls in capitulum of Tanacetum vulgare

Tanacetum vulgare, Loenen (Ge), 21.ix.2012 © Arnold Grosscurt

Ozirhincus  longicollis: galled achenes in capitulum of Tanacetum vulgare

Tanacetum vulgare, Houthem-St. Gerlach, 13.ix.2012: galls in opened capitulum

Ozirhincus longicollis: larva in its gall

Nieuwendam, 7.ix.2012: larva in its gall

Ozirhincus longicollis: spatula

spatula and adjacent papillae (from Dorch ao)


A single orange larva develops within a swollen achene. Bivoltine; hibernation and pupation within the gall.

host plants

Asteraceae, Anthemideae, nauw oligofaag

Anthemis arvensis, bornmuelleri, cotula, pseudocotula, rascheyana; ? Chamaemelum nobile; Chrysanthemum indicum; Leucanthemum vulgare; Tanacetum ? argenteum, balsamita, coccineum, parthenium, poteriifolium, vulgare; Tripleurospermum inodorum.


Clinodiplosis, Clinorrhyncha, chrysanthemi (Löw, 1850); C. leucanthemi Kieffer, 1898; C. tanaceti Kieffer, 1889; Ozirhincus tanaceti.

larva, pupa

See Dorchin ao


Because the larvae can only be distinguished from those of O. hungaricus by a microscopical inspection of the spatula and adjacent papillae, the identifications of the pictures above are no longer definite.


Bellido, Ros-Farré & Pujade-Villar (2003a), Blanes-Dalmau, Caballero-López & Pujade-Villar (2017a), Bruun (2015a), Buhr (1964b), Burton, Carbonnelle, Ellis & Schneider (2019a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1977a), Docters van Leeuwen (1936a), Dorchin, Astrin, Bodner & Gagné (2015a), Grosscurt (2022a), Houard (1909a), Kieffer (1890c, 1891a, 1901b), Pârvu (2005a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2009a), Roskam & Carbonnelle (2015a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1999a, 2000a, 2004a, 2007a, 2010a, 2021a: 153, 275), Skuhravá (1989a, 2006a), Skuhravá, Bayram, Çam ao (2005a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1988a, 1994a, 1997b, 1999a, 2002a, 2009a,b, 2010a, 2021a: 34, 162), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Blasco-Zumeta & Pujade-Villar (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Jørgensen (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Massa (2007a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Skrzypczyńska & Szadziewski (2008a), Tomasi (2014a).

Last modified 6.v.2023