Janetiella frankumi Harris, 2003

Diptera, Cecidomyiidae

on Rosa

gall

rounish or elongated swellings of the young branches; initially smooth, later irregularly fissured. They contain a number of irregular cavities, each with an orange-yellow larva. Later in summer the galls rupture, releasing the larvae for pupation in the soil.

hostplants

Rosaceae, narrowly monophagous

Rosa spinosissima.

references

Chinery (2011a), Gagné (2010a), Harris (2004a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Buhr (2013a).

31/01/2017

mod 28.vi.2017