Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Rhinusa linariae

Rhinusa linariae (Panzer, 1792)

on Linaria

gall

globular root galls, often quite numerous and then coalescing. Pupation in the gall; the adults vacate their galls before winter. Often the galls must be found sought in the ground.

host plants

Plantaginaceae, monophagous

Linaria genistifolia, loeselii, odora, repens, vulgaris.

synonyms

Gymnetron, Mecinus, linariae.

inquilines

Rhinusa collina.

references

Bellmann (2012a), Buhr (1964a), Caldara (2008a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Delbol (2013a), Houard (1909a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Roskam (2009a), Tavares (1905a), Tomasi (2012a, 2014a), Wilson (2005a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

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