Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Timaspis rufipes

Timaspis rufipes Ionescu & Roman, 1959

on Crepis


Weak swelling of the stem. In the pith a row of some 10 larval chambers, about 2 mm large, each with a pale yellow larva, a pupa, or an already emerged wasp.

host plants

Asteraceae, narrowly monophagous

Crepis pulchra.


Phanacis rufipes.


Buhr (1964a), Nieves-Aldrey (2005b), Nieves-Aldrey, Gómez, Hernández Nieves & Lobo (2006a), Roskam (2019a).

Last modified 30.iv.2020