Jaapiella schmidti (Rübsaamen, 1912)

Diptera, Cecidomyiidae

on Plantago

Jaapiella schmidti: gall on Plantago lanceolata

Plantago lanceolata, Belgium, prov. Antwerp, Balen, Scheps © Carina Van Steenwinkel: larva in the flower

Jaapiella schmidti: larva on Plantago lanceolata

upon disurbance the larva easily leave their flower …

Jaapiella schmidti: larva on Plantago lanceolata

… and drop off (observation Carina)

Jaapiella schmidti on Plantago lanceolata

Plantago lanceolata, Denmark © Simon Haarder

gall

The fruits are somewhat shorter, more globular, and especially more acutely pointed than normally. The orange red larva sits in the flower, between the perianth and the fruit, feeding on the fruit. There are two or three annual generations.

hostplants

Plantaginaceae, monofaag

Plantago laceolata, major, maritima, media.

references

Bruun (2015a), Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gagné (2010a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2009a), Roskam & Carbonelle (2015a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1996a, 2000a, 2004a), Skuhravá (2006a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1988a, 1997a, 1999a,b, 2005c, 2006a, 2008a, 2010a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dončev & Dimitrova (1991a, 1992a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Hellrigl (2001a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Jørgensen (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Neacsu (1972a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Skrzypczyńska & Szadziewski (2008a), Sylvén (1983a).

16/11/2016

pub 16.xi.2016 · mod 28.vi.2017