Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Jaapiella sarothamni

Jaapiella sarothamni Rübsaamen 1917

on Cytisus

Jaapiella sarothamni: galls on Cytisus scoparius

Cytisus scoparius (from Rübsaamen, 1917a)


The flower bud is swollen; the corolla remains completely within the smooth calyx, but the style clearly projects as a small hook. Inner wall of the gall without mycelium. Larva solitary, pink, not jumping. Univoltine, pupation in the soil.

host plants

Fabaceae, monophagous

Cytisus scoparius.


Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gagné (2010a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Rübsaamen (1917a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2021a: 91), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Blasco-Zumeta & Pujade-Villar (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a).

Last modified 18.ix.2021