Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Synanthedon theryi

Synanthedon theryi Le Cerf, 1916

on Tamarix


The larva makes a short, broad and low gallery in a stem of branch between the wood and the bark. Pupation in a cocoon in the tunnel.

host plants

Tamaricaceae, monophagous

Tamarix africana, gallica.


The larvae lives for one year.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).


Corley (2005a), Laštůvka & Laštůvka (2001a, 2014c), Predovnik (2017a).

Last modified 25.ix.2018