Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Trypeta lemei

Trypeta lemei Kieffer, 1909

on Centaurea

parasite

Over a length of 10 mm the stem is swollen to up to three times the normal thickness; in the pith a cavity with a solitary larva.

hostplants

Asteraceae, monofaag

Centaurea jacea.

notes

It seems that this species has completely been forgotten in the literature. Perhaps it is a synonym of Campiglossa misella.

references

Kieffer (1909a).

Last modified 29.iv.2018