Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Oecocecis guyonella

Oecocecis guyonella Guenée, 1870

on Limoniastrum

Oecocecis guyonella: gall on Limoniastrum monopetalum

Limoniastrum monopetalum; from Houard (1909)


about 1.5 cm large, globular, brownish red swelling of the stem or peduncle. The wall is smooth, tick, and very hard. Inside a single larve or a pupa, wrapped in a white cocoon


Plumbaginaceae, monophagous

Limoniastrum guyonianum, monopetalum.


Cerasa (2015a), Cerasa, lo Verde & Massa (2014a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Houard (1909a).

Last modified 12.ix.2018