Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Chiastochaeta inermella

Chiastochaeta inermella (Zetterstedt, 1838)

on Trollius

Chiastochaeta inermella: eggs on fruitlets of Trollius europaeus

eggs between the fruitlets (from Dušek)

parasite

The larvae develop in the fruitlets.

hostplants

Ranunculaceae, monophagous

Trollius europaeus.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).

egg, larva, puparium

all stages are described and illustrated by Dušek:

Chiastochaeta inermella: cephalic skeleton of 3rd instar larva

cephalic skeleton of 3rd instar larva

Chiastochaeta inermella: puparium

puparium

references

Dušek (1970a).

Last modified 15.iv.2018