Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Macrolabis lutea

Macrolabis lutea Rübsaamen, 1914

on Euphorbia

Macrolabis lutea

Euphorbia cyparissias, Luxemburg, Dudelange, Haerdt; opened bud gall with a larva visible

Macrolabis lutea: larvaMacrolabis lutea: pupa

larva and (parasitised) pupa

Macrolabis lutea: larvaMacrolabis lutea: spatula

head section dorsal and, ventrally the tip of the spatula


inquiline in the gall of Spurgia euphorbiae. Larva white. Pupation without a cocoon, in the soil (contrary to euphorbiae).


Euphorbiaceae, monophagpous

Euphorbia cyparissias.


Macrolabis lutea: spatula

spatula and adjacent papillae (from Gagné, 1990a)


Gagné (1990a), Gagné & Jaschhof (2014a), Rübsaamen (1917a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1997b, 2021a: 103), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a).

Last modified 19.ix.2021