Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Rhagoletis cingulata

Rhagoletis cingulata (Loew, 1862)

cherry maggot

on Prunus

Rhagoletis cingulata: fly on galled berry of Prunus serotina

Prunus serotina, Burg-Haamstede, het Zeepe © John Smit

gall

larva in the swollen and disfigured berries.

host plants

Rosaceae, monophagous

Prunus avium, cerasus, mahaleb, padus, pensylvanica, serotina, virginiana.

synonyms

Rhagoletis indifferens: van Aartsen, 2001

notes

invasive species, originating from North America, potential pest in cherry orchards.

references

van Aartsen (2001a), Baugnée (2006a), Korneyev, Mishustin & Korneyev (2017a), Smit (2003b, 2010a, 2020a), Smit & Dijkstra (2008a), Stalažs & Balalaikins (2017a).

Last modified 15.x.2020