Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Rhopalomyia cristaegalli

Rhopalomyia cristaegalli (Karsch, 1877)

on Rhinanthus


flower, often several together, disfigured, fleshy, felty hairy; larvae gregarious, white.

host plants

Orobanchaceae, monophagous

Rhinanthus alectorolophus, angustifolius, crista-galli, minor.


contrary to what is stated by Gagné & Jaschhof, the name Dasyneura cristae galli Karsch 1877 is available; Rhopalomyia cristaegalli Kieffer, 1898 is a junior synonym of it.


Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gagné (2010a), Gagné & Jaschhof (2014a), Houard (1909a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam & Carbonnelle (2015a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2021a: 223), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a).

Last modified 23.iv.2023