Rhagoletis alternata (Fallén, 1814)

on Rosa

gall

the larvae tunnel in the fleshy wall of the hip, that thereby may become malformed or shriveled.

hostplants

Rosaceae, monophagous

Rosa.

synonyms

Spilographa alternata.

notes

See also Carpomyia schineri with a similar habit.

references

Balduf (1959a), Baugnée (2006a), Buhr (1965a), Houard (1908a), Kollár (2007a), Lutovinovas (2014a), Merz & Kofler (2008a), Smit (2010a), Spooner & Bowdrey (2012a), White (1988a).

mod 27.vi.2018