? on Odontites

Diptera, Cecidomyiidae

on Odontites

gall of unknown cecidomyid on Odontites vulgaris

Odontites vulgaris, UK, Kent, Sandwich Bay © Sébastien Carbonelle

gall

the ovary or young fruit is swollen. Sébastien found it containing a yellow cecidomyid larva.

hostplants

Orobanchaceae

Odontites vulgaris (= O. ruber, vernus subsp. serotinus).

references

Buhr (1965a # 4432).

04/01/2016

mod 23.vii.2017