Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Ophiomyia beckeri puparium

Ophiomyia beckeri

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Lactuca serriola, Bemelen

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front spiracula

De Meijere was deeply puzzled by the fact that both yellowish-white and black puparia were found in this species. Conceivably, black puparia may have been parasitised, but this is not clearly apparent in his description of the breeding results.

27.i.2008

Last modified 25.vii.2017