Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Cheilosia flavipes

Cheilosia flavipes (Panzer, 1798)

on thistles, dandelion


The biology is not known, but oviposition has been observed on the , rather divergent, plant species below.

host plants

Asteraceae, oligophagous

Cirsium arvense; Taraxacum officinale.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Marcos-GarcĂ­a (1990a), Speight (2017a).

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