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.

parasitoids, predators

Eupelmus messene, microzonus; Eurytoma cynipsea, jaceae; Trichomalus tenellus.


Timaspis papaveris Kieffer, 1905.


Askew, Blasco-Zumeta & Pujade-Villar (2001a), Buhr (1965a), Fusu (2017a), 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.v.2022