Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Tephritis dilacerata

Tephritis dilacerata (Loew, 1846)

on Sonchus

gall

the flower heads are swollen, the involucral bracts are broadened. Inside some maggots, feeding on the fruits and the receptacle; they pupate within the gall.

hostplants

Asteraceae, narrowly monophagous

Sonchus arvensis, palustris.

references

Baugnée (2006a), Berube (1978a), Buhr (1965a), Coulianos & Holmåsen (1991a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Klasa, Kaczorowska & Soszyński (2011a), Korneev (2016c), Korneyev & Korneyev (2019a), Lutovinovas (2014a), Niblett (1940a), Shorthouse (1980a), Smit (2010a), Spooner & Bowdrey (2012a), Tomasi (2014a).

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