Rhagoletis completa Cresson, 1929

on Juglans

Rhagoletis completa: damage on Juglans regia fruits

Juglans regia, Hungary, Mosonmagyaróvár © László Érsek

Rhagoletis completa: damage on Juglans regia fruits

larvae in the husk

Rhagoletis completa: damage on Juglans regia fruits

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Rhagoletis completa: larvae

larvae

Rhagoletis completa: larva

larva

gall

larvae bore in the pericarp (the husk); the fruits are disfigured and discoloured.

hostplants

Juglandaceae, monophagous

Juglans nigra, regia.

notes

invasive species, originating from North America, now invading Europe from a starting point in Switzerland.

references

Duso & dal Lago (2006a), Mani, Merz & Brunett (1994a), Smnit & Schaareman (2015a).

mod 25.ix.2017