Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Tephritis separata

Tephritis separata Rondani, 1871

on Picris


the larvae live in the flower heads.


Asteraceae, ? monophagous

Picris hieracioides.

Additionally, Centaurea iberica and Leucanthemum vulgare are listed by Kütük; however, T. separata has often been confused with closely related species, snd the relations are not repeated by Korneev.


Baugnée (2006a), Bjeliš (2007a), Korneev (2016c), Kütük (2006a), Merz & Blasco-Zumeta (1995a), Smit (2010a), White (1988a).

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