Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Myricomyia mediterranea

Myricomyia mediterranea (Löw, 1885)

on Erica

Myricomyia mediterranea: gall on Erica arborea

Erica arborea, Spain, Castilla-La Mancha, Parque Nacional de Cabañeros, iv.2018 @ Sébastien Carbonelle

Myricomyia mediterranea: galls on Erica arborea

Erica arborea, Spain, Barcelona, Sant Cugat del Vallès © Jordi Montobbio

gall

Small rotund artichoke gall with one gall chamber. Larva solitary, orange. Univoltine, hibernation and pupation in the gall.

hostplants

Ericaceae, monophagous

Erica arborea, australis, herbacea, manipuliflora, multiflora, scoparia, vagans.

synonyms

Cecidomyia mediterranea.

references

Cerasa (2015a), Cogolludo (1921a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gagné (2010a), Houard (1909a), Kieffer (1901c), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Sánchez, Skuhravá Skuhravý (2012a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2004a, 2007a), Skuhravá (1989a, 2007a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1994a, 2002a, 2004a, 2008a, 2009a,b, 2010a, 2011a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Blasco-Zumeta & Pujade-Villar (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Ebejer (2002a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Hellrigl (2002a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Massa (2007a), Tavares (1905).

Last modified 22.ix.2019