Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Psectrosema tamaricis

Psectrosema tamaricis (de Stefani, 1902)

on Tamarix


Unilocular, fusiform, thick-walled swelling of a young branch. Larvae gregarious, yellow; pupation in the gall.

host plants

Tamaricaceae, monophagous

Tamarix gallica, tetrandra.


Rhopalomyia tamaricis.


Barnes (1948a), Buhr (1965a), Cerasa (2015a), Gagné (2010a), Gagné, Sobhian & Isidoro (1996a), Houard (1909a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1994a, 1997b, 2009b, 2021a: 274), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Blasco-Zumeta & Pujade-Villar (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Massa (2007a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Neacsu (1972a), Tavares (1905a).

Last modified 8.x.2021