Contarinia variabilis Rübsaamen, 1917

on Rumex

gall

The larvae live between the fruit valves, without signs of galling; the larvae are able to jump.

hostplants

Polygonaceae, monophagous

Rumex crispus, scutatus.

notes

Probably not distinguishable from Contarinia scutati without breeding.

references

Buhr (1965a), Gagné (2010a), Gagné & Jaschhof (2014a), Harris (2003a), Rübsaamen (1917a), Simova-Tošić (2008a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a).

mod 10.v.2018