Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Cheilosia albitarsis

Cheilosia albitarsis (Megen, 1822)

on buttercup


Oviposition at the base of the stem; the larvae live im the roots, sometimes several together.

host plants

Ranunculaceae, monophagous

Ranunculus acris, repens.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


See Rotheray.


Doczkal (1996a), Marcos-GarcĂ­a (1990a), Reemer, Renema, van Steenis ao (2009a), Smit, Reemer & Renema (2001a), Rotheray (1991a), Speight (2017a).

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