Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Iraella luteipes

Iraella luteipes (Thomson, 1877)

on Papaver


Parallel to the length of the stem ly, embedded in the pith, a considerable number of elliptic, about 4 mm long, larval chambers, each with a larva. Their presence is apparently only by the exit holes made by the adult wasps or their parasitoids.

host plants

Papaveraceae, monophagous

Papaver bracteatum, lasiothrix, somniferum.


Timaspis papaveris Kieffer, 1905.


Buhr (1965a), Hellrigl & Bodur (2015a), Melika (2006a), Nieves-Aldrey (1994a, 2001a, 2005a), Nieves-Aldrey & Askew (2002a), Nieves-Aldrey, Gómez, Hernández Nieves & Lobo (2006a), Pujade-Villar & Schiopu (2015a).

Last modified 20.iii.2021