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), Korneev (2016c), Kütük (2006a).

mod 24.vii.2018