Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Geomyia alpina

Geomyia alpina Skuhravá, 2006

on Geum


The receptaculum is weakly enlarged, otherwise there are no signs of galling. Between the anthers live several bright orange larvae. They hibernate in the ground. Univoltine.

host plants

Rosaceae, narrowly monophagous

Geum reptans.


Buhr (1964a # 3028), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2006a, 2007a, 2010a, 2021a: 123), Skuhravá, Stöcklin & Weppler (206a).

Last modified 23.ix.2021