Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Timaspis cichorii

Timaspis cichorii (Kieffer, 1909)

on Cichorium


In the pith of the not or hardly malformed or swollen stems a, usually large, number of gall chambers. Univoltine, hibernation and pupation in the gall.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Cichorium intybus.


Aulax, Phanacis cichorii.


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


Askew, Blasco-Zumeta & Pujade-Villar (2001a), Askew, Plantard, Gómez, ao (2006a), Buhr (1964a), Cobo, Ribes & Pujade-Villar (2016a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gómez, Hernández Nieves, Garrido Torres, ao (2006a), Gómez Sanchez (2008a), Hellrigl (2009a), Kieffer (1909a), Melika (2006a), Nieves-Aldrey (2003a), Nieves-Aldrey & Askew (2002a), Nieves-Aldrey, Gómez, Hernández Nieves & Lobo (2006a), Stojanović & Marković (2017a), Tomasi (2012a, 2014a), Veihelmann & Schmitz (2021a).

Last modified 12.v.2023