Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Rhinusa collina

Rhinusa collina (Gyllenhal, 1813)

on Kickxia, Linaria

gall

inquiline of Rhinusa linariae. Redfern & Shirley write that the larvae of collina can be recognised by having a brown head, contrary to the pale head of linariae, but breeding remains necessary.

host plants

Plantaginaceae, monophagous

Linaria “multicaulis subsp. aetnensis”, purpurea, vulgaris.

synonyms

Mecinus collinus; Gymnetron collinum.

references

Baviera & Caldara (2020a), Buhr (1964a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Delbol (2013a), Houard (1909a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Roskam (2009a), Limosella aquatica.

Last modified 19.x.2020