Contarinia anthonoma (Kieffer, 1890)

on Cytisus

gall

The flower buds are weakly swollen and not, or only incompletely opened, soon turning brown. Larvae white to yellowish, gregarious, jumping. Univoltine; hibernation as larva in the soil.

hostplants

Fabaceae, narrowly monophagous

Cytisus scoparius.

Béguinot (2003a) cites the species also from Cytisophyllum sessilifolium; whether this was confirmed by breeding is not stated.

synonyms

Diplosis, Stictodiplosis, anthonoma.

references

Béguinot (2003a), Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Kieffer (1890a, 1891a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a).

mod 7.xii.2018