Urophora quadrifasciata (Meigen, 1826)

on Centaurea, Cyanus, Serratula

gall

larvae live solitarily in a achene that is swollen, with a flimsy wall and an opening at its tip.

hostplants

Asteraceae, narrowly oligophagous

Centaurea alba, breviceps, cariensis, diffusa, jacea, margaritacea, nigra, nigrescens, paniculata, pinetorum, procurrens, scabiosa, sicula, solstitialis, sterilis, stoebe, thuillieri, virgata; Cyanus segetum; Serratula tinctoria.

synonyms

Euribia quadrifasciata.

references

Alexander (1993a), Baugnée (2006a), Béguinot (2000b, 2001c), Buhr (1964b), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Ebejer (2015a), Houard (1909a), Khaghaninia, Gharajedaghi, Zarghani & Pour Abad (2012a), Klasa, Kaczorowska & Soszyński (2011a), Lutovinovas (2014a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2009a), Shorthouse (1989a), Smit (2010a), Spooner & Bowdrey (2012a), Tavares (1905a), Tóth (1969a), White (1988a), White & Korneyev (1998a).

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