Buhriella rubicola Stelter, 1960

Diptera, Cecidomyiidae

on Rubus

gall

5-7 mm long and 2-3 mm thick, mainly undersides prominent swelling of a main or lateral vein. Larva whitish at first, eventually sulphur yellow. Pupation and hibernation in the soil. The vacated gall collapses and turns black-violet, surrounded by a wide yellow or red discolouration. Univoltine.

hostplants

Rosaceae, (narrowly?) monophagous

Rubus idaeus.

references

Buhr (1965a), Gagné & Jaschhof (2014a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1997b, 1999b, 2010a,b), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a).

24/08/2015

mod 28.vi.2017