Contarinia istriana Janežič, 1980

Diptera, Cecidomyiidae

on Hippocrepis

gall

Flower buds remain closed and are strongly swollen and fleshy. Up to six white larvae in a gall; they are up to 3 mm and and can jump. Univoltine, pupation and hibernation in the soil.

hostplants

Fabaceae, monophagous

Hippocrepis emerus & subsp. emeroides.

references

Gagné (2010a), Janežič (1980a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1996a, 2000a, 2004a), Tomasi (2014a).

26/12/2013

mod 12.vii.2017