Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Contarinia aconitifloris

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, 2021a: 27), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a).

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