Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Ophiomyia cichorii

Ophiomyia cichorii Hering, 1949

on Cichorium

parasite

The larva mines in the bark of the stem. Pupation in the mine.

hostplants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Cichorium intybus.

A reference by Masetti ao from Sonchus asper needs further confirmation.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).

larva

Rear spiraculum with 9-10 papillae.

puparium

Almost black.
Ophiomyia cichorii: spiraculum

rear spiracula of the puparium (from de Meijere).

references

Hering (1949b), Masetti, Lanzoni, Burgio & Süss (2004a), de Meijere (1950), Spencer (1964a), Süss (1999a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a).

Last modified 13.iii.2018