Contarinia floriperda Rübsaamen, 1917

Diptera, Cecidomyiidae

on Sorbus

Contarinia floriperda: gall on Sorbus aucuparia

Sorbus aucuparia, Belgium, Bruxelles, Rouge-Cloître © Sébastien Carbonelle

Contarinia floriperda: galled flower of Sorbus aucuparia

opened flower

Contarinia floriperda: larvae in Sorbus aucuparia flower

Sorbus aucuparia, Belgium, prov. Antwerp, Balen, Griesbroek © Carina Van Steenwinkel

gall

The flower buds are slightly swollen and do not open. Larvae gregarious, yellowish white, jumping. Univoltine, hibernation in the soil.

hostplants

Rosaceae, monophagous

Sorbus aria, aucuparia, intermedia, torminalis.

inquilines

Dasineura aucupariae.

references

Barnes (1951a), Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2009a), Roskam & Carbonelle (2015a), Seidel (1957a), Skuhravá (2009a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2010a,b), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dončev & Dimitrova (1991a, 1992a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Hellrigl (2002a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Jørgensen (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Wahlgren (1963b).

24/05/2017

pub 24.v.2017 · mod 28.vi.2017