Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Contarinia pastinacae

Contarinia pastinacae (Rübsaamen, 1892)

on Pastinaca


Fruit gall. The fruits, often several in an umbel, enlarged to about 5 mm, and protruding above the unaffected fruits. Larva solitary, yellow, jumping. Pupation in the ground.

host plants

Apiaceae, monophagous

Pastinaca sativa.


Diplosis pastinacae.


Barnes (1946a), Bellmann (2012a), Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gagné (2010a), Houard (1909a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Rübsaamen (1892a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2000a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2021a: 175), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Neacsu (1972a), Tomasi (2012a, 2014a).

Last modified 28.ix.2021