Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Tephritis postica

Tephritis postica (Löw, 1844)

on Onopordum

gall

the receptacle is swollen and sclerified; inside a number of oval, vertically placed larval chambers, each housing a maggot or a puparium.

hostplants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Onopordum acanthium, cynarocephalum.

references

Buhr (1964b), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Harizanova, Stoeva, Cristofaro ao (2010a) Onopordum acanthium, Korneev (2016c), Kütük (2006a).

Last modified 23.x.2019