Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Terellia lappae

Terellia lappae (Cederhielm, 1798)

on thistles

parasite

Larvae tunnel in the receptacle; there also the pupation.

host plants

Asteraceae, oligophagous

Carduus acanthoides; Onopordum acanthium, bracteatum.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

synonyms

Orellia lappae.

references

Dirlbeck & Dirlbeck (1994a), Neuenschwander & Freidberg (1983a).

Last modified 16.x.2020