Contarinia melanocera Kieffer, 1904

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Contarinia melanocera: galls

galls (from Houard, 1909a)

gall

Fusiform,fleshy swelling of the tip of a stem. It contains usually several gall chambers, each with one yellowish larva that can jump. Univoltine, pupation and hibernation in the soil.

hostplants

Fabaceae, monophagous

Genista corsica, depressa, germanica, tinctoria.

synonyms

Janetiella genistae Kieffer, 1909, described with red larvae, probably is a synonym.

references

Bellmann (2012a), Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gagné & Jaschhof (2014a), Kieffer (1909a), Redfern &a Shirley (2011a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2000a, 2004a, 2007a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Postolovski (2007a), Skuhravá (1989a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1994a, 1997a, 1999a, 2009b, 2010a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Hellrigl (2001a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Neacsu (1972a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Skrzypczyńska & Szadziewski (2008a), Stănescu (2009a), Tomasi (2012a).

mod 29.vi.2018