Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Contarinia zygophylliflorae

Contarinia zygophylliflorae Fedotova, 1990

Diptera, Cecidomyiidae

on Zygophyllum

gall

The flower buds are swollen and do not open. Inside numerous white larvae. Two or three generations per year, pupation in the ground.

hostplants

Zygophyllaceae, monophagous

Zygophyllum fabago.

references

Gagné (2010a), Mirumian (2011a).

08/12/2013

Last modified 28.vi.2017