Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Rhagoletis alternata

Rhagoletis alternata (Fallén, 1814)

on Rosa

gall

the larvae tunnel in the fleshy wall of the hip, that thereby may become malformed or shriveled.

host plants

Rosaceae, monophagous

Rosa acicularis, albertii, canina, rugosa, spinosissima, villosa.

synonyms

Spilographa alternata.

notes

See also Carpomya schineri with a similar biology.

references

Balduf (1959a), Baugnée (2006a), Buhr (1965a), Houard (1908a), Kollár (2007a), Korneyev, Mishustin & Korneyev (2017a), Lutovinovas (2014a), Merz & Kofler (2008a), Schütze (1931a), Smit (2010a), Spooner & Bowdrey (2012a), Stalažs & Balalaikins (2017a), White (1988a).

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