Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aprostocetus gallicolus

Aprostocetus gallicolus Nieves-Aldrey & Askew, 2011

on Hedysarum

gall

Conspicuous, thick-walled, elliptic swelling of the stem, sometimes ridged or tinged with red. Inside a number of white larvae or their pupae.

host plants

Fabaceae, monophagous oligophagous polyphagous

Hedysarum boveanum.

distribution within Europe

Spain.

predators

Baryscapus hedysari.

notes

In the paper by Nieves-Aldrey & Askew there is also a statement about materiaal that had been reared from em>”Hedysarum humile” [Onobrychis humilis]. However, it almost seemed an overlooked error.

references

Nieves-Aldrey & Askew (2011a), Roskam (2019a).

Last modified 4.viii.2021