Rhagoletis cingulata (Loew, 1862)

cherry maggot

on Prunus

Rhagoletis cingulata: fly on galled berry of Prunus serotina

Prunus serotina, Burg-Haamstede, het Zeepe © John Smit

gall

larva in the swollen and disfigured berries.

hostplants

Rosaceae, monophagous

Prunus avium, cerasus, mahaleb, serotina.

synonyms

Rhagoletis indifferens: van Aatsen, 2001

notes

invasive species, originating from North America, potential pest in cherry orchards.

references

van Aartaen (2001a), Baugnée (2006a), Smit (2010a), Smit & Dijkstra (2008a).

mod 19.vi.2018