Contarinia anthobia (Löw, 1877)

on Crataegus

Contarinia anthobia: galled flower of Crataegus

Crataegus sp., Belgium, prov. Namur, Viroinval, Vierves-sur-Viroin © Stéphane Claerebout

Contarinia anthobia: larva

larva

Contarinia anthobia: gall on Crataegus spec.

Crataegus spec., Belgium, prov. Liège, Waimes © Chris Snyers: galled fruit

Contarinia anthobia: larvae

openeded fruit with larvae

Contarinia anthobia: larvae in galled flower of Crataegus monogyna

Crataegus monogyna, Belgium, prov. Hainaut, Tournai, Vignobles Vaulx © Sébastien Carbonelle

gall

The flower buds are swollen and remain closed. The ivory white larvae are gregarious; they can jump. Univoltine, hibernation in the soil.

Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Buhr (2013a) and Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a) write of yellow larvae!

hostplants

Rosaceae, monophagous

Crataegus laevigata, monogyna.

inquilines

see Dasineura oxyacanthae.

references

Barnes (1948a), Bruun (2015a), Buhr (1964b), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Docters van Leeuwen (1936a), Gagné (2010a), Nijveldt (1987a), Redern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2009a), Roskam & Carbonelle (2015a), Sánchez, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2012a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1996a, 2000a, 2004a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1997b, 1999a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Blasco-Zumeta & Pujade-Villar (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Buhr (2013a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dončev & Dimitrova (1991a, 1992a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Jørgensen (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Neacsu (1972a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Skrzypczyńska & Szadziewski (2008a), Sylvén (1983a), Tomasi (2003a, 2014a).

05/11/2016

mod 19.i.2018