Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Clinodiplosis oleracei

Clinodiplosis oleracei Rübsaamen, 1917

on Cirsium

gall

leaves hashed up, discoloured. In the folds, at the upperside, live pale to lemon yellow larvae the eventually pupate in the soil.

hostplants

Asteraceae, monophagous ?

Cirsium arvense, oleraceum.

notes

it is not quite certain whether species and gall really belong together: Clinodiplosis species usually are no gall inducers.

references

Buhr (1964b), Gagné (2010a), Rübsaamen (1917a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2000a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a).

Last modified 10.v.2018