Rhopalomyia palearum (Kieffer, 1890)

on Achillea

Rhopalomyia palaearum: gall on Achillea ptarmica

Achillea ptarmica, Belgium, prov. Namur, Roly © Sébastien Carbonelle

gall

Larvae in the galled bracts; the flower heads give no signs of being infested. Larvae white when young, finally orange.

hostplants

Asteraceae, narrowly monophagous

Achillea ptarmica.

synonyms

Misospatha palearum.

references

Buhr (1964b), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gagné (2010a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Jørgensen (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a).

mod 21.x.2017