Cheilosia albipila Meigen, 1838

large marsh thistle cheilosia

on distels

parasite

The larvae bore in the basal part of them stem. Pupation in the soil.

host plants

Asteraceae-Carduinae, narrowly oligophagous

Carduus crispus, nutans; Cirsium oleraceum, palustre.

phenology

Hibernation as puparium.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva

See Rotheray.

notes

Although the females need thistles for oviposition, thei main food source consists of willow pollen (Radišić ao).

references

Doczkal (1996a), Radišić, Papadopoulos, Vujić & Šimić (2001a), Reemer, Renema, van Steenis ao (2009a), Rotheray (1988b), Speight (2017a) .

mod 16.vi.2019