Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Blastomyia origani

Blastomyia origani (da Silva Tavares, 1901)

on Origanum

Blastomyia organi gall

Origanum vulgare, Belgium, Agimont © Gérard Minet


The observer found numerous yellowish larvae. According to the literature the larvae are red.

host plants

Lamiaceae, monofaag

Origanum compactum, vulgare & subsp. virens.


Oligotrophus origani.


Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gagné (2010a), Houard (1909a), Kieffer (1901c), Mirumian & Skuhravá (2022a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam & Carbonnelle (2015a), Sánchez, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2012a), da Silva Tavares (1902a, 1905a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1994a, 1997a, 2021a: 173), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Blasco-Zumeta & Pujade-Villar (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Blasco-Zumeta & Pujade-Villar (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Kettani (2017a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a).

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