Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Carpomya schineri

Carpomya schineri (Loew, 1856)

on Rosa

Carpomyia schineri galling rose hip

Rosa, Hungary, Mosonmagyaróvár © László Érsek

Carpomyia schineri galling rose hip

different degrees of infection

Carpomyia schineri galling rose hip

tunnels in the wall of the hip

Carpomyia schineri: larva in situ

larva in its tunnel

Carpomyia schineri: larva in situ

the larvae do not penetrate into the interior of the hip

Carpomyia schineri: larva

larva

Carpomyia schineri: larva

mandibles

Carpomyia schineri: emerging larva

Rosa spec., Hongarije, Gödöllő © László Érse: emerging larva

Carpomyia schineri: emerging larva

the larva stand motionless erect.

gall

the larvae tunnel in fleshy wall of the hips (the “hypanthium”).

hostplants

Rosaceae, monophagous

Rosa beggerana, canina, x damascena, gallica, kokanica, pulverulenta, rubiginosa, rugosa, spinosissima, villosa

notes

The larvae of Rhagoletis alternata have an identical habit. About the difference between the two László cites from Jermy & Balázs:
R. alternata: rare in Hungary, The adult larva is yellowish white, 5.5-6.0 mm long, 2 mm wide.
Carpomya schineri: common, the adult larva 8-10 mm long, bone-white

references

Balduf (1959a), Baugnée (2006a), Jermy T & Balázs K (eds), 1988-1996. A növényvédelmi állattan kézikönyve [Handbook of agricultural zoology]. 1-6. Akadémiai Kiadó, Budapest, Korneyev, Mishustin & Korneyev (2017a), Smit (2010a).

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