Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Cheilosia urbana

Cheilosia urbana (Meigen, 1822)

hawkweed cheilosia

on mouse-ear-hawkweed

parasite

The larvae live externally at the roots, creating small holes. Pupation in the soil.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Pilosella officinarum.

phenology

Hibernation as puparium

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

puparium

Bearing setae; anterior spiracula bright brown (Grosskopf).

references

Grosskopf (2005a), Grosskopf, Smit & Syrett (2002a), Reemer, Renema, van Steenis ao (2009a), Speight (2017a), Stuke & Br├╝ckner (2001a).

Last modified 17.vi.2019