Gephyraulus capsellae Skuhrav√°, 2011

Diptera, Cecidomyiidae

on Capsella

gall

The flower buds are swollen up to 3 mm, and remain closed, housing 1-3 larvae. Pupation in the ground; multivoltine.

hostplants

Brassicaceae, monophagous

Capsella bursa-pastoris.

notes

It is surprising that the galler of such an omnipresent plant is found as late as in 2011, in Corfu.

references

Skuhrav√° (2011a).

06/12/2013

mod 28.vi.2017