Capparimyia savastani (Martelli, 1911)

caper fly

on Capparis

parasite

5-8 larvae develop in the swollen flower buds.

host plants

Capparaceae, monophagous

Capparis orientalis, spinosa.

distribution within Europe

Recent new arrival in the Mediterranean area.

references

Ebejer (2015a), Mazzon & Martinez-SaƱudo (2014a), Miranda, Terrassa & Miquel (2008a), Moussa & Yammouni (2014a), Papachristos, Milonas & Papasotirioy (2009a).

mod 22.vii.2018