Contarinia aconitifloris Stelter, 1962

on Aconitum


The flower buds are conspicuously swollen and do not open. They contain several whitish larvae. Hibernation in the ground; probably univoltine.

host plants

Ranunculaceae, monophagous

Aconitum lycoctonum & subsp. vulparia, napellus, variegatum.


Béguinot (2012a), Buhr (1964b), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gagné (2010a), Roskam (2019a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1996a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1997a, 1999a,b, 2003a, 2006a, 2010a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a).

mod 27.ix.2019