Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Silvestriola asphodeli

Silvestriola asphodeli (Barnes, 1935)

on Asphodelus

gall

adults of gall midges have been bred from dry inflorescences.

host plants

Xanthorrhoeaceae, monophagous

Asphodelus sp.

synonyms

Silvestrina asphodeli.

inquilines

the larvae are predated upon by Lestodiplosis asphodeli. But Barnes does not exclude the possibility that also Silvestriola asphodeli is a carnivorous species.

references

Barnes (1948a), Gagné & Jaschhof (2014a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1994a, 1997b, 2002a).

Last modified 7.xii.2018