Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Ossiannilssonia oelandica

Ossiannilssonia oelandica Hille Ris Lambers, 1952

on Galium


Apterae ± 2 mm, greenish to lemon yellow with mainly pale appendages. Body with paired spinal protruberances on abdominal tergites 3-5 and unpaired cauda-like processes on abdominal tergites 6, 7 and 8.


Rubiaceae, narrowly monophagous

Galium boreale.


Blackman & Eastop (2017), Heie (1992a), Müller (1986a).

Last modified 21.iv.2020