Mycodiplosis pulsatillae (Kieffer, 1888)
“The larva lives in the lower part of the long needle that stands on top of Pulsatilla fruits. In the attached part, that is the base, over a length of 2 – 4 times the length of the fruit, the needle is strongly thickened, encircled, having abnormal, very long hairs. The larvae pupate in the soil.” (Kieffer, 1891a).
Ranunculaceae, narrowly oligophagous
Pulsatilla vernalis, vulgaris.
distribution within Europe
Gagné (2010a), Gagné & Jaschhof (2014a), Kieffer (1891a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a).