Chlorops pumilionis (Bjerkander, 1778)

gout fly

on Poaceae

Chlorops pumilionis: gall on Elytrigia repens

Elytrigia repens, France, dép. Nord, Grand-Fort-Philippe © Sébastien Carbonnelle

Chlorops pumilionis: larva

larva

gall

At the tip of the shoot several internodes are strongly shortenend, causing a bundle of overlapping, shortened, leaves. In the centre a shining yellowish or whitish-green maggot or a yellowish brown puparium.

hostplants

Poaceae, oligophagous

Aegilops; Avena sativa; Avenula pubescens; Elymus caninus; Elytrigia atherica, juncea, repens; Helictochloa planiculme; Hordeum murinum, vulgare & subsp. distichon; Phleum; Secale cereale; Triticum aestivum.

synonyms

Chlorops taeniopus Meigen, 1830.

notes

A serious pest in cereal crops.

references

Bailey (1967a), Buhr (1964b, 1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Hering (1957a)m Houard (1908a), Nartshuk (2012a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2009a), Spooner & Bowdrey (2012a), Tomasi (2014a).

mod 29.vii.2018