Contarinia lini Simova & Skuhravá, 2007

on Linum

gall

In the lightly swollen, closed flower buds live several yellow larvae. They pupate in the soil; vacated buds soon are dropped.

host plants

Linaceae, narrowly monophagous

Linum austriacum.

references

Gagné (2010a), Simova-Tošić (2008a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Smiljanić (2007a).

mod 8.xii.2018