Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Barbotinia oraniensis

Barbotinia oraniensis (Barbotin, 1964)

on Papaver

Barbotinia oranienis: galls on Papaver rhoeas

Papaver rhoeas; at left an opened fruit with two galls, at right a fruit with a sectioned gall (from Roques ao).


In the fruits a small number, usually 1-3 unilocular gall chambers, 3-5mm in size.remaining free from the wall of the capsule. Parasitised fruits are hardly swollen or disfigured.

host plants

Papaveraceae, monophagous

Papaver argemone, dubium, Hybridum, rhoeas.


Aylax oraniensis Barbotin, 1964.


a picture in Pujade-Villar & Schiopu shows an individual gall with exteriorly ± 10 strong vertical ribs; they are not discussed in the text, but may possibly be a character that distinguishes this gall from the one of Aylax minor.


Parnips nigripes (Barbotin, 1964).


Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Kwast (2012a), Melika (2006a), Melika & Karimpour (2012a), Nieves-Aldrey (1984a, 1994a, 2001a), Nieves-Aldrey & Askew (2002a), Nieves-Aldrey, Gómez, Hernández Nieves & Lobo (2006a), Pujade-Villar & Schiopu (2015a), Ronquist, Nylander, Vårdal & Nieves-Aldrey (2018a), Stojanović & Marković (2016a).

Last modified 20.iii.2021