Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Tephritis nigricauda

Tephritis nigricauda (Löw, 1856)

on Asteraceae


The receptacle is sclerified and enlarged upwards into an an acute cone. Inside a single larva or puparium; the gall is vacated through a round hole in the tip.


Asteraceae – Anthemideae, narrowly oligophagous

? Achillea millefolium, ptarmica; Anthemis arvensis; Cota austriaca; ? Tripleurospermum inodorum.

In his revision of the genus, Korneev does not mention Achillea and Tripleurospermum.


Buhr (1964b), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Ebejer (2015a), Houard (1909a), Korneev (2016c), Kütük (2006a), Roskam (2019a), Tóth (1969a).

Last modified 27.ix.2019