Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Contarinia echii

Contarinia echii (Kieffer, 1895)

on Echium


Flowerbuds are malformed, hardly protruding from the sepals, remaining closed. Larvae shining lemon yelow, jumping. Pupation in the soil.


Boraginaceae, monophagous

Echium vulgare.


Buhr (1964b), Dauphin & Aniorsbehere (1997a), Gagné (2010a), Houard (1909a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1999a, 2005c, 2010a, 2021a: 97), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Hellrigl (2001a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Neacsu (1972a), Tomasi (2014a).

Last modified 18.ix.2021