Trupanea stellata (Fuessly, 1778)

on Asteraceae

gall

Buhr writes about a swollen, lignified and galled receptacle, but according to Spooner & Bowdrey the larvae live in the flower heads without causing galls.

hostplants

Asteraceae, oligophagous

Anthemis arvensis, cotula; Artemisia absinthium; Aster amellus; Calendula arvensis, officinalis; Carthamus tinctorius; Centaurea scabiosa; Crepis paludosa, tectorum; Cyanus montanus, segetum; Eupatorium cannabinum; Hieracium murorum, sabaudum; Inula britannica, conyzae; Jacobaea erucifolia, paludosa, vulgaris; Leucanthemum vulgare; Limbarda crithmoides; Matricaria chamomilla, discoidea; Picris hieracioides; Podospermum purpureum; Scorzonera parviflora; Scorzoneroides autumnalis; Senecio squalidus, vulgaris; Serratula tinctoria; Tripleurospermum inodorum, maritimum; Tripolium pannonicum subsp. tripolium (= Aster tripolium); Xanthium orientale subsp. italicum.

synonyms

Trypeta stellata.

notes

see also Campiglossa plantaginis.

references

Bjeliš (2007a), Buhr (1964b, 1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1977a), Ebejer (2015a), Houard (1909a), Merz & Kofler (2008a), Pârvu (2005a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Smit (2010a), Spooner & Bowdrey (2012a), Tomasi (2014a), Tóth (1969a), White (1988a).

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