Phytobia aucupariae (Kangas, 1949)

on Sorbus

gall

oviposition around end of June; the larva then tunnels a gallery in the cambium of a one-year old shoot, and hibernates in its second instar within the gallery. In May of the following yer the larva leaves the gallery, and pupates in the soil.

hostplants

Rosaceae, monophagous

Sorbus aucuparia.

references

Černý (2001c), Papp & Černý (2016a), Spencer (1976a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a, 2000a), Zlobin (2008a).

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