Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Contarinia campanulae

Contarinia campanulae (Kieffer, 1895)

on Campanula

Contarinia campanulae on Campanula rotundifolia

Campanula rotundifolia, galls (from Houard, 1909a)


The flowers remain closed; their base is strongly swollen. Larvae gregarious, white, able to jump; hibernation in the soil. Probably univoltine.

host plants

Campanulaceae, monophagous

Campanula barbata, cochleariifolia, rapunculoides, rhomboidalis, rotundifolia, scheuchzeri, trachelium.


See also Dasineura campanulae, of which the species are not able to jump.


Béguinot (2012a), Buhr (1964b), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gagné (2010a), Houard (1909a), Lehmann & Hannover (2016a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1996a, 2007a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1997a, 1999a, 2003a, 2005b, 2007a, 2009a, 2010a,b, 2012a, 2021a: 60, 61), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Jørgensen (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Neacsu (1972a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Skrzypczyńska & Szadziewski (2008a), Stănescu (2009a), Tomasi (2012a, 2014a).

Last modified 14.ix.2021