Hexomyza centaureae Spencer, 1966

on Centaurea

parasite

In all probability the larva lives as a borer in the higher parts of the flowering stem, an pupates also there.

hostplants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Centaurea solstitialis.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).

larva and puparium

unknown.

references

Černý & Merz (2006a), Spencer (1966a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a).

mod 22.iii.2018