Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Cheilosia canicularis

Cheilosia canicularis (Panzer, 1801)

on butterbur


Oviposition at the base of the peduncle. In the flower heads live mostly 1, but up to 5, larvae. Pupation in the soil.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Petasites hybridus.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Reemer, Renema, van Steenis ao (2009a), Speight (2017a), Stuke & Brückner (2001a), Stuke & Claußen (2000a), Vujić & Šikoparija (2001a).

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