Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Rhopalomyia artemisiae

Rhopalomyia artemisiae (Bouché, 1834)

on Artemisia

Rhopalomyia artemisiae: galls on Artemisia campestris

Artemisia campestris, galls (from Houard, 1909a)


Globular galling of terminal or axillary buds. The leaves are broadened and shortened, sometimes strongly hairy. In the gall one or more gall chambers, each with one orange larva. Two or more generations, pupation in the gall.

host plants

Asteraceae, narrowly monophagous

Artemisia austriaca, campestris, fragrans, pontica, scoparia, vulgaris.


Rhopalomyia artemisiae: prosternum

the prosternum has no spatula (from Möhn, 1955a)


Boucheella artemisiae.


Eupelmus impennis; Torymoides violaceus; Torymus artemisiae.


see Dasineura artemisiae.


Béguinot (2000b, 2006c, 2012a), Buhr (1964b), Cogolludo (1921a), Dauphin & Aniotsbeehere (1997a), Deckert & Deckert (2016a), Gagné (2010a), Houard (1909a), Ludwig (1974a), Medianero, Parra, Sánchez & Nieves-Aldrey (2007a), Mirumian (2011a), Möhn (1955a), Ribes (2014a), Roskam & Carbonnelle (2015a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1996a, 2000a), Skrzypczyńska (2007a), Skuhravá, Bayram, Çam ao (2005a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1994a, 1997a,b, 1999a, 2006a, 2008a, 2010a, 2021a: 36), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Blasco-Zumeta & Pujade-Villar (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Buhr (2013a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Carbonnelle (2017a), 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), Stănescu (2009a), Tomasi (2012a, 2014a).

Last modified 5.v.2022