Contarinia scrophulariae Kieffer, 1896

on Scrophularia

Contarinia scrophulariae galls

Scrophularia nodosa, Belgium, prov.Liège, Ampsin © Jean-Yves Baugnée

Contarinia scrophulariae galls

galled flowers

Contarinia scrophulariae larvae

larvae in the flower

gall

According to the literature the larvae are lemon yellow; probably the larvae shown above are still young. Univoltine, hibernation in the soil.

hostplants

Scrophulariaceae, monophagous

Scrophularia auriculata, canina, nodosa, schousboei, umbrosa.

synonyms

Stictodiplosis scrophulariae.

references

Béguinot (2000b, 2006a, 2007b), Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gagné (2010a), Houard (1909a), Lambinon Schneider & Feitz (2012a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2009a), Roskam & Carbonnelle (2015a), Schneider (2016a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1996a, 2000a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1999a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Blasco-Zumeta & Pujade-Villar (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dončev & Dimitrova (1991a, 1992a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Jørgensen (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Neacsu (1972a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Skrzypczyńska & Szadziewski (2008a), Tomasi (2014a).

mod 19.ix.2018