Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Timaspis phoenixopodos

Timaspis phoenixopodos Mayr, 1882

on Lactuca

Timaspis phoenixopodos gall on Lactuca viminea

Lactuca viminea, France, Drôme, Dieulefit, 26.vi.2021 © Zoé Tourrain

Timaspis phoenixopodos gall on Lactuca viminea

other specimens

Timaspis phoenixopodos gall on Lactuca viminea

terminal gall

Timaspis phoenixopodos gall on Lactuca viminea

fresh and an old gall

Timaspis phoenixopodos gall on Lactuca viminea

section through an old gall

Timaspis phoenixopodos

gall (from Nieves-Aldrey, 1984a)

gall

Hard but spongy, ± fusiform swelling of the stem, 5-50 mm in size, containing ± 5-15 gall chambers of 1.5 x 3 mm. Univoltine, hibernation as a pupa in the gall.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Lactuca saligna, viminea.

synonyms

Phanacis phoenixopodos.

notes

the larva is described by Gómez Sanchez (2008a).

references

Béguinot (2012a), Buhr (1964a), Cerasa (2015a), Cerasa, lo Verde & Massa (2014a), Cogolludo (1921a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gómez Sanchez (2008a), Hellrigl (2009a), Houard (1909a), Melika (2006a), Nieves-Aldrey (1084a, 2001a), Nieves-Aldrey & Askew (2002a), Nieves-Aldrey, Gómez, Hernández Nieves & Lobo (2006a), Pujade (1986a), Turrisi & Pagliano (2004a).

Last modified 29.vi.2021