Contarinia floriperda Rübsaamen, 1917

on Sorbus

Contarinia floriperda: gall on Sorbus aucuparia

Sorbus aucuparia, Belgium, Bruxelles, Rouge-Cloître © Sébastien Carbonnelle

Contarinia floriperda: galled flower of Sorbus aucuparia

opened flower

Contarinia floriperda: larvae in Sorbus aucuparia flower

Sorbus aucuparia, Belgium, prov. Antwerp, Balen, Griesbroek © Carina Van Steenwinkel

gall

The flower buds are slightly swollen and do not open. Larvae gregarious, yellowish white, jumping. Univoltine, pupation in the soil.

hostplants

Rosaceae, monophagous

Sorbus aria, aucuparia, intermedia, torminalis.

inquilines

Dasineura aucupariae.

references

Barnes (1951a), Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2009a), Roskam & Carbonnelle (2015a), Rübsaamen (1917a), Seidel (1957a), Skuhravá (2009a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2009d, 2010a,b), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dončev & Dimitrova (1991a, 1992a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Hellrigl (2002a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Jørgensen (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Wahlgren (1963b).

mod 10.v.2018