Contarinia anthophthora (Löw, 1881)

on Verbascum

Contarinia anthophthora gall

Verbascum nigrum, Dronten; © Arnold Grosscurt

Contarinia anthophthora gall

Verbascum blattaria, Dronten; © Arnold Grosscurt

Contarinia anthophthora gall

galled and normal flower, rear

Contarinia anthophthora gall

opened gal with larva

Contarinia anthophthora: galling the inflorescence of Verbascum nigrum

Verbascum nigrum, Amstelveen, Thijssepark: massive infestation; det. Hans Roskam

Contarinia anthophthora: galling the inflorescence of Verbascum nigrum

galled inflorescence

hostplants

Scrophulariaceae, monophagous

Verbascum blattaria, chaixii subsp. austriacum, densiflorum, nigrum, orientale, phoeniceum.

synonyms

Diplosis anthophthora.

references

Bruun, Haarder, Jørgensen & Skuhravá (2014a), Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gagné (2010a), Houard (1909a), Löw (1881a), Roskam (2009a), Roskam & Carbonnelle (2015a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1996a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1999a,b), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Tomasi (2014a).

mod 16.vii.2018