Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Terellia longicauda

Terellia longicauda (Meigen, 1838)

on Carduus, Cirsium


5-7 larvae develop in the receptacle; here alo the pupation, in a slight cocoon, and the hibernation.

host plants

Asteraceae, oligophagous

Carduus defloratus; Cirsium eriophorum, rivulare.


Baugnée (2006a), Dirlbeck (1974a) , Dirlbeck & Dirlbeck (1994a), Merz & Kofler (2008a), Smit (2010a), White (1988a).

Last modified 15.x.2020