Rhagoletis indifferens Curran, 1932

western cherry fruit fly

on Prunus

gall

larvae bore in the pericarp; the fruits are disfigured and discoloured.

hostplants

Rosaceae, monophagous

Prunus cerasus.

notes

North American species, found in small numbers in the south of Switzerland. In Nort America an important pest on cherries.

references

Mani, Merz & Brunett (1994a).

mod 19.vi.2018