Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Tephritis acanthiophilopsis

Tephritis acanthiophilopsis Hering, 1938

on Cirsium

gall

the larvae live in the flower heads.

hostplants

Asteraceae, ? monophagous

? Carduus nutans; ? Centaurea iberica; Cirsium arvense, canum, libanoticum, sorocephalum, vulgare.

Smit only mentions Cirsium canum.

references

Karimpour (2011a), Korneev (2016c), Korneyev (2016a), Kütük (2006a), Kütük, Yaran, Torbali, ao (2019a), Smit (2010a).

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