Contarinia chrysanthemi (Kieffer, 1895)

on Chrysanthemum, Leucanthemum

gall

The yellowish larve live between the achenes; they can jump. The flower heads are not well developed, somewhat swollen, and do not open. One or two generations; hibernation in the soil.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Leucanthemum maximum, vulgare.

predators

Lestodiplosis chrysanthemi.

references

Buhr (1964b), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Houard (1909a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam & Carbonnelle (2015a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Jørgensen (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a).

mod 8.xii.2018