Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Contarinia piri

Contarinia piri Tavares, 1922

Diptera, Cecidomyiidae

on Pyrus

gall

the flower buds are swollen and remain closed, eventually dropping. Inside white larvae that can jump.

hostplants

Rosaceae, monophagous

Pyrus communis subsp. pyraster.

references

Barnes (1948b [“pyri”]), Gagné & Jaschhof (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Blasco-Zumeta & Pujade-Villar (2006a).

15/08/2015

Last modified 28.vi.2017