Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Cheilosia pubera

Cheilosia pubera (Zetterstedt, 1838)

on avens


Oviposition, mostly solitarily, mostly at the upper side of the base of a low leaf. The larva bores in the rootstock, root collar and lower part of the stem.

host plants

Rosaceae, narrowly monophagous

Geum rivale.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


See Stuke & Carstensen.


Marcos-GarcĂ­a (1990a), Reemer, Renema, van Steenis ao (2009a), Speight (2017a) , Stuke & Carstensen (2002a).

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