Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Contarinia piri

Contarinia piri Tavares, 1922

on Pyrus


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

host plants

Rosaceae, monophagous

Pyrus communis subsp. pyraster.


Barnes (1948b [“pyri”]), Gagné & Jaschhof (2014a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2021a: 205), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Blasco-Zumeta & Pujade-Villar (2006a).

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