Contarinia coronillae Janežič, 1978

on Hippocrepis, Securigera

Contarinia coronillae: galls on Hippocrepis emerus

Hippocrepis emerus: three galled leaflets; Janežič (1978a)

gall

Up to six white, jumping larvae develop in a pod-like swollen leaflet. Several generations; the summer-generations pupate in the galls, the larvae of the ultimate generation hibernate and pupate in the soil.

hostplants

Fabaceae, narrowly oligophagous

Hippocrepis emerus & subsp. emeroides; Securigera varia.

all formerly in the genus Coronilla.

references

Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gangé (2010a), Janežič (1978a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1996a, 2000a, 2004a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2008a, 2011a).

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