Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Botanophila gentianae

Botanophila gentianae (Pandellé, 1900)

on Gentiana

Botanophila gentianae: cephalic skeleton of 3rd instar larva

cephalic skeleton of 3rd instar larvae (from Dušek)

Botanophila gentianae: puparium

puparium

parasite

The larvae develop in the ovaries.

host plants

Gentianaceae, monophagous

Gentiana asclepiadea, punctata.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).

larva, puparium

described and illustrated by Dušek and de Meijere.

synonyms

Chortophila, Phorbia, gentianae.

references

Dušek (1969a), de Meijere (1947a).

Last modified 7.iii.2019