Contarinia viburnorum Kieffer, 1913

on Viburnum

Contarinia viburnorum: gall on Viburnum lantana

Viburnum lantana, Belgium, prov. Namur, Vierves © Sébastien Carbonnelle

Contarinia viburnorum: gall on Viburnum lantana

Viburnum lantana, Belgium, prov. Namur, Virelles © Sébastien Carbonnelle

Contarinia viburnorum: opened gall

opened gall

Contarinia viburnorum: gall on Viburnum lantana

Viburnum lantana, Belgium, prov. Namur, Viroinval, Vierves-sir-Viroin, RN Roche Madoux © Stéphane Claerebout

Contarinia viburnorum: opened gall

the larvae are gregarious

Contarinia cf viburnorum: larva

the larva is (still?) almost white

gall

Larvae in the closed and somewhat enlarged flower buds. The larvae are gregarious, off-yellow or sulphur yellow to orange when full grown; they can jump. Pupation in the soil.

hostplants

Adoxaceae, monophagous

Viburnum lantana, opulus, tinus.

synonyms

Contarinia viburni Kieffer, 1913, homonym.

references

Barnes (1948b), Bellmann (2012a), Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gagné (2010a), Haarder, Bruun, Harris & Skuhravá (2016a), Houard (1909a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2009a), Roskam & Carbonnelle (2015a), Sánchez, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2012a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1996a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Neacsu (1972a), Spungis (2003a), Sylvén (1983a).

mod 20.vii.2018