Contarinia jaapi Rübsaamen, 1914

Diptera, Cecidomyiidae

on Lathyrus

gall

The internodes at the end of a stem are strongly shortened; the leaves there are thickened and galled and form a globular mass, wrapped in a pair of stipules. Larvae gregarious, yellowish white, jumping. Multivoltine, hibernation in the ground.

hostplants

Fabaceae, narrowly monophagous

Lathyrus pratensis.

references

Buhr (1964b), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gagné (2010a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1996a, 1997a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Skrzypczyńska & Szadziewski (2008a).

25/06/2016

mod 28.vi.2017