Mycodiplosis ceomatis (Winnertz, 1853)

on Rosa

gall

predator of the rust fungus Phragmidium mucronatum.

host plants

Rosaceae, monophagous

Rosa spec.

synonyms

Lestodiplosis ceomatis.

notes

The larvae are stated to live on the spores of Caeoma mucronatum (Persoon) Schlechtendal, 1824, i.e. the anamorphic stage of an unspecified rust. Ráthay has shown that, on rose, these are the aecia of Phragmidium mucronatum.

references

Gagné & Jaschhof (2014a), Kieffer (1901c), Ráthay (1881a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a).

mod 22.ix.2019