Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Cheilosia orthotricha

Cheilosia orthotricha Vujić & Claussen, 1994

on butterbur


One to six eggs are glued one by one to the peduncle. The larvae live inside the peduncle. Pupation in the soil.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Petasites hybridus.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Speight (2017a), Stuke & Brückner (2001a), Stuke & Claußen (2000a), Vujić & Šikoparija (2001a).

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