Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Macrolabis hieracii

Macrolabis hieracii Rübsaamen, 1917

on Hieracium

Macrolabis hieracii: gall on Hieracium spec.

Hieracium spec., Belgium, prov. Namur, Oignies © Sébastien Carbonnelle


The topmost pair of leaves are swollen and spoon-shaped; their margins touch, enclosing a gall chamber. Larvae pale yellow, later reddish, gregarious. Pupation in the soil. Bivoltine.


Asteraceae, monophagous

Hieracium murorum, sabaudum & subsp. boreale, umbellatum.


Bruun (2015a), Buhr (1964b), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gagné (2010a), Houard (1909a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2009a), Roskam & Carbonnelle (2015a), Rübsaamen (1917a), Simova-Tošić (2008a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1996a, 2004a, 2007a), Skrzypczyńska (2007a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1988a, 1997a, 1999a, 2005c, 2010a, 2021: 130), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dončev & Dimitrova (1991a, 1992a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Hellrigl (2001a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Jørgensen (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Neacsu (1972a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Skrzypczyńska & Szadziewski (2008a).

Last modified 23.ix.2021