Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Tephritis praecox

Tephritis praecox (Löw, 1844)

on Calendula, Filago

gall

the larvae live in the flower heads.

hostplants

Asteraceae, oligophagous

Calendula arvensis, suffruticosa subsp. maderensis; Filago gallica.

Because flies have been caught in sites where none of the plants mentioned here did occur, the list of host plants certainly is still incomplete (Baugnée).

references

Baugnée (2006a), Bjeliš (2007a), Ebejer (2015a), Korneev (2016c), Kütük (2006a), Smit (2010a), White (1988a).

Last modified 14.viii.2018