Contarinia scutati Rübsaamen, 1910

on Rumex

Contarinia scutati: gall on Rumex scutatus

Rumex scutatus, a normal and a galled fruit (from Rübsaamen, 1910e)

gall

The larva lives between the ovary and the tepals, that bend a bit outwards. Larvae jumping, white to reddish orange. Multivoltine, pupation in the soil..

hostplants

Polygonaceae, monophagous

Rumex acetosella, obtusifolius, scutatus.

larva

Contarinia scutati: spatula

spatula (from Rübsaamen, 1910e)

inquilines

Dasineura rumiciola.

references

Buhr (1965a), Gagné (2010a), Harris (2003a), Roskam (2009a), Roskam & Carbonnelle (2015a), Rübsaamen (1910e), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1999a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Neacsu (1972a).

mod 5.v.2018