Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Linosiphon asperulophagum

Linosiphon asperulophagum Wimshurst 1923

on Galium


Apterae ± 2 mm, green or pinkish with shiny brown-black dorsum, head and basal antennal joints, and dark siphunculi. On the underside of the leaves and the upper parts of the stem. Not attended by ants.

host plants

Rubiaceae, narrowly monophagous

Galium odoratum, pseudoaristatum.

References to other host plants than G. odoratum generally concern Linosiphon galii.


Blackman & Eastop (2017), Heie (1994a), Petrović (1998a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

Last modified 26.i.2019