Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Thecabius lysimachiae

Thecabius lysimachiae Börner, 1916

on Populus


(ultimately winged) aphids in folded and convoluted leaves. The fundatrix in a separate, oval purse gall; it is rahtwe thick-walled, epiphyllous, not along the midrib.

primary host plants

Salicaceae, narrowly monophagous

Populus nigra.

on Lysimachia


the leaves are somewhat disfigured; 1-2 mm large, greyish green, wax-powdered aphids on the roots and runners.

secondary host plants

Primulaceae, narrowly monophagous

Lysimachia nummularia.


Parathecabius, Pemphigus, lysimachiae.


Béguinot (2012a), Blackman & Eastop (2014), Buga, Zhorov, Leshchinskaya & Stekolshchikov (2016a), Buhr (1964b), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Heie (1980a), Petrović (1998a), Roskam (2009a),Soika & Łabanowski (0000a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

Last modified 22.i.2023