Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Rhagoletis cerasi

Rhagoletis cerasi (Linnaeus, 1758)

on Lonicera, Prunus


the larvae tunnel in the soft parts of the berries, that thereby may become malformed or shriveled.

host plants

Caprifoliaceae, Rosaceae, polyphagous

Lonicera xylosteum; Prunus avium, cerasus.


Baugnée (2006a), Kollár (2007a), Lutovinovas (2014a), Merz & Kofler (2008a), Roques, Cleary, Matsiakh & Eschem (2017a), Smit (2010a), Tóth (1969a), White (1988a).

Last modified 4.iv.2019