Contarinia spec. on Berberis vulgaris

on Berberis

Cecidomyiidae on Berberis vulgaris

Berberis vulgaris, Denemarken © Simon Haarder

Cecidomyiidae on Berberis vulgaris

larvae

gall

The larvae were white, gregarious, and could jump.

hostplants

Berberidaceae

Berberis vulgaris.

notes

A similar gall is mentioned by Buhr as Contarinia spec..

references

Buhr (1964b), Haarder, Bruun, Harris & Skuhrav√° (2016a).

mod 9.xii.2018