Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Contarinia lepidii

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).

Last modified 30.iv.2018