Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Contarinia salatica

Contarinia salatica Fedotova, 1996

on Lactuca


Peduncles of the inflorescences shortened and swollen; capitula disfigured; inside a number of white, jumping larvae.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Lactuca ? serriola, tatarica, ? virosa.

distribution within Europe

Species described from Kazakhstan; might occur in Europe.


Roskam (2019a).

Last modified 30.iii.2020