Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Cheilosia melanura

Cheilosia melanura (Becker, 1894)

on thistles

parasite

The larval biology is unknown, but oviposition has been observed.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Cirsium rivulare, spinosissimum.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

references

Doczkal (1998a, 2002a), Speight (2017a).

Last modified 17.vi.2019