Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Tephritis praecox

Tephritis praecox (Löw, 1844)

on Calendula, Filago


the larvae live in the flower heads.


Asteraceae, oligophagous

Calendula arvensis, suffruticosa subsp. maderensis; Filago gallica.

Because flies have been caught in sites where none of the plants mentioned here did occur, the list of host plants certainly is still incomplete (Baugnée).


Baugnée (2006a), Bjeliš (2007a), Dirlbeck (1974a), Ebejer (2015a), Korneev (2016c), Kütük (2006a), Merz (1992a), Merz & Blasco-Zumeta (1995a), Mohamadzade Namin, Nozari & Najarpoor (2010a), Mohamadzade Namin, Nozari & Rasoulian (2010a), Penado, Smit, Franquinho Aguiar, ao (2020a), Smit (2006a, 2010a), White (1988a), Zarghani, Khaghaninia, Farshbaf Pour Abad & Gharali (2010a).

Last modified 18.x.2020