Cecidomyia magna (Möhn, 1955)

on Picea

gall

the orange-coloured larvae live immersed in a clump of resin, only the strongly enlarged rear spiracles protruding. Pupation and hibernation in a cocoon within the resin mass.

host plants

Pinaceae, monophagous

Picea abies.

larva

Cecicomyia magna: spatula

spatula (from Nijveldt)

synonyms

Stelechodiplosis magna.

references

Gagné (1978a), Möhn (1955c), Nijveldt (1987a), Roskam & Carbonnelle (2015a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a).

mod 23.iii.2020