Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Alucita grammodactyla

Alucita grammodactyla Zeller, 1841

on Scabiosa

gall

fusiform swelling of the peduncle, up to 4 mm long and often purplish-red in colour.

hostplants

Caprifoliaceae, monophagous

Scabiosa atropurprurea, canescens, columbaria, ochroleuca, triandra.

References to Lomelosia rutifolia (Pycnocomon rutifolium) by Huertas Dionisio probably concern Alucita palodactyla.

synonyms

Orneodes grammodactyla.

references

Buhr (1965a), Fazekas (2010a), Houard (1909a), Huertas Dionisio (2002a, 2007a), Langohr (1975a), Roskam (2009a), Szőcs (1977a), Tomasi (2012a, 2014a).

Last modified 7.i.2020