Contarinia galii Kieffer 1909

Diptera, Cecidomyiidae

on Galium

gall

The internodes of the stem tips are shortened, the leaves are densely bunched, forming a gall of 10-15 mm length. Larvae gregarious, jumping, bright orange. Pupation in the soil.

hostplants

Rubiaceae, narrowly monophagous

Galium lucidum.

references

Buhr (1964b), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gagné (2010a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1997b), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Tomasi (2012a, 2014a).

12/06/2015

pub 12.vi.2015 · mod 28.vi.2017