Contarinia pilosellae Kieffer, 1896

on Hieracium, Pilosella, Tolpis

gall

The flower heads are swollen and remain closed. Inside the larvae live free among the florets; they are lemon yellow, gregarious, jumping. Univoltine or bivoltine; hibernation in the soil.

hostplants

Asteraceae, narrowly oligophagous

Hieracium lachenalii, prenanthoides, umbellatum; Pilosella caespitosa, flagellaris, officinarum; Tolpis staticifolia.

larva

Contarinia pilosellae: spatula

spatula with papillae (from Möhn, 1955a)

synonyms

Stictodiplosis pilosellae.

references

Béguinot (2006b, 2007b, 2012a), Buhr (1964b), Houard (1909a), Möhn (1955a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2009a), Roskam & Carbonnelle (2015a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2009a, 2010a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Jørgensen (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Neacsu (1972a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Skrzypczyńska & Szadziewski (2008a), Sylvén (1983a), Tomasi (2014a).

mod 27.vii.2018