Contarinia crispans Kieffer, 1909

on Valeriana


The leaf segments are crumpled, locally thickened or excessively hairy, infolded upwards. Larvae gregarious, white, jumping. Univoltine; hibernation in the soil.

host plants

Caprifoliaceae, monophagous

Valeriana excelsa subsp. sambucifolia, montana, officinalis, tripteris.


Béguinot (2006b, 2007b), Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Kieffer (1909a), Redfern & Shirley (2009a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2010a, 2012a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Hellrigl (2001a, 2002a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Neacsu (1972a), Tomasi (2014a).

mod 17.i.2019