Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Macrolabis brunellae

Macrolabis brunellae Tavares, 1907

on Prunella


The topmost leaves are strongly hairy, and folded towards each other; the leaf bases are widened sac-like. Within, possible between already present flower buds, live solitary white to pale yellow larvae. Larvae can also been found in flowers that remain closed.


Lamiaceae, monophagous

Prunella grandiflora, vulgaris.


Macrolabis brunellae Rübsaamen, 1921; M. ruebsaameni Hedicke, 1938. cf Skuhravá (2009a).


Ametrodiplosis nivea.


Béguinot (2012a), Buhr (1965a), Cogolludo (1921a), Houard (1909a), Ilie & Marinescu (2011a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2009a), Roskam & Carbonnelle (2015a), Ruebsamen (1921a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1996a, 2004a, 2007a), Skuhravá (2009a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1997a, 1999a,b, 2003a, 2006a, 2007a, 2010a,b, 2021a: 199), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Blasco-Zumeta & Pujade-Villar (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dončev & Dimitrova (1991a, 1992a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Hellrigl (2001a, 2002a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Neacsu (1972a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Skrzypczyńska & Szadziewski (2008a).

Last modified 30.ix.2021