Contarinia galeobdolontis Kieffer, 1909

on Lamium

Contarinia galeobdolontis gall on Lamium galeobdolon

Lamium galeobdolon, Ittervoord, Vijverbroek

gall

Larvae white, jumping; spatula yellow, apically broadened with obtuse lobes that are as long as wide and separated by a concave excision. Pupation in the ground.

hostplants

Lamiaceae, narrowly monophagous

Lamium galeobdolon.

notes

At the date of collection, April 6th, the larvae did not hold any larva. The gall, that was found on the exact Belgian-Dutch border (along the brook called Itterbeek) is not known in either country.

references

Buhr (1964b), Roskam & Carbonnelle (2015a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1994a, 1997a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Skrzypczyńska & Szadziewski (2008a).

mod 30.iv.2018