Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Massalongia bachmaieri

Massalongia bachmaieri Möhn, 1954

Diptera, Cecidomyiidae

on Betula

gall

like the galls of Anisostephus betulinus, but the full grown larvae are orange red. Pupation in the ground.

hostplants

Betulaceae, narrowly monophagous

Betula nana.

references

Bachmaier (1965a), Buhr (1964b), Gagné (2010a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a).

30/08/2015

Last modified 28.vi.2017