Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Torymus hornigi

Torymus hornigi Ruschka, 1921

on Origanum


Parasitoid of “Gisonobasis origani (Wachtl)” in swollen flowers.

host plants

Lamiaceae, monophagous

Origanum vulgare.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2022).

Asphondylia hornigi.


THe name Gisonobasis origani (Wachtl) seems non-existant, the catalogue of Gagné & Jaschhof does not know an “origani” by Wachtl; Gisonobasis is een synonym of Asphondylia. Probably Asphondylia hornigi was intended.


Doğanlar (2017a), Gagné & Jaschhof (2021a), de Vere Graham & Gijswijt (1998a).

Last modified 4.v.2022