Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Contarinia galii

Contarinia galii Kieffer 1909

on Galium

gall

The internodes of the stem tips are shortened, the leaves are densely bunched, forming a gall of 10-15 mm length. Larvae gregarious, jumping, bright orange, top of the spatula hardly incised. Pupation in the soil.

hostplants

Rubiaceae, narrowly monophagous

Galium lucidum.

references

Buhr (1964b), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gagné (2010a), Kieffer (1909a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1997b), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Tomasi (2012a, 2014a).

Last modified 30.iv.2018