Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Contarinia scabiosae

Contarinia scabiosae Kieffer, 1898

on Scabiosa


The flowers are swollen and remain closed. In each galled flower a single larva, that can jump.


Caprifoliaceae, monophagous

Scabiosa columbaria.


Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gagné (2010a), Houard (1909a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2021a: 260), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Tomasi (2014a).

Last modified 6.x.2021