Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Contarinia symphyti

Contarinia symphyti Kieffer, 1909

on Symphytum


The flower buds are lightly swollen at their base; they do not open. The larva can jump.

host plants

Boraginaceae, monophagous

Symphytum officinale.


Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gagné (2010a), Kieffer (1909a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2021a: 273), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a).

Last modified 8.x.2021