Contarinia lepidii Kieffer, 1909

on Cardaria, Lepidium

gall

The flower buds are swollen and remain closed. Larvae “primrose coloured”. Two or three generations; pupation in the ground.

hostplants

Brassicaceae, narrowly oligophagous

Cardaria draba; Lepidium latifolium.

references

Gagné (2010a), Kieffer (1909a), Mirumian (2011a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá &a Skuhravý (2000a, 2007a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Postolovski (2007a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Tomasi (2014a).

mod 30.iv.2018