Contarinia nicolayi (Rübsaamen, 1895)
Heracleum sphondylium, Belgium, prov. Antwerp, Mol © Carina Van Steenwinkel
several flower buds are disfigured and enlarged
the buds contained 1-3 larvae; Carina wrote that upon disturbance they rather easily left the galls; they could jump
The flowers are swollen, deformed, and remain closed. Often several flowers in an umbel are galled. In a gall one or several white or pale yellow, shining, larva, that can jump. Multivoltine. Pupation in the ground.
Eudiplosis nicolayi. The spellings nikolayi and nicolyi are incorrect.
Béguinot (2000b, 2006c), Bruun, Haarder, Jørgensen & Skuhravá (2014a), Buhr (1964b), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gagné & Jaschhof (2014a), Hansen, Hattendorf, Wittenberg ao (2006a), Houard (1909a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2009a), Roskam & Carbonnelle (2015a), Rübsaamen (1895b), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1999a, 2005b, 2006a, 2010a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dončev & Dimitrova (1991a, 1992a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Neacsu (1972a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Skrzypczyńska & Szadziewski (2008a).