Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Cheilosia ranunculi

Cheilosia ranunculi Doczkal, 2000

on buttercup


The biology of the larva is unknown; oviposition has been observed at the base of the stem.

host plants

Ranunculaceae, (narrowly?) monophagous

Ranunculus bulbosus.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Doczkal (2002a), Reemer, Renema, van Steenis ao (2009a), Smit, Reemer & Renema (2001a), Speight (2017a).

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