Cheilosia mutabilis (Fallén, 1817)

on ? mouse-ear-hawkweed, ? thistles

parasite

According to Grosskopf the larva lives as a stem borer in mouse-ear-hawkweed, but Speight cites a source stating that the larva is a root borer in creeping thistle.

host plants

Asteraceae

? Carduus crispus; ? Pilosella officinarum.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

references

Grosskopf (2005a), Reemer, Renema, van Steenis ao (2009a), Rotheray (1988a), Speight (2017a) .

mod 17.vi.2019