Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Prodiplosis violicola

Prodiplosis violicola (Coquillet, 1900)

on Viola

gall

leaves crowded, often disfigured and rumpled, the outer leaves glabrous as usual, the inner ones weakly pubescent. Young larve yellowish red, full grown red, able to make weak jumps.

hostplants

Violaceae, monophagous

Viola arvensis, cornuta, tricolor.

synonyms

Contarinia violicola.

notes

Originally a North American species.

references

Buhr (1965a), Gagné & Jaschhof (2014a), Roskam (2009a), Roskam & Carbonnelle (2015a).

24/08/2014

Last modified 20.xi.2017