Jaapiella chelidonii Fedotova, 2008

on Chelidonium

Jaapiella chelidonii on Chelidonium majus

Chelidonium majus, Belgium, prov. Antwerp, Mol, 14.vi.2019 © Carina Van Steenwinkel

Jaapiella chelidonii on Chelidonium majus

another image

Jaapiella chelidonii on Chelidonium majus

infected flower bud

Jaapiella chelidonii: young larvae

opened gall with young larvae

Jaapiella chelidonii: mature larvae

mature larvae

Jaapiella chelidonii in gall on Chelidonium majus

Chelidonium majus, Denmark © Simon Haarder

Jaapiella chelidonii in gall on Chelidonium majus

cut-out of the same picture

gall

white, later pink, gregarious larvae in the disfigured flower buds.

host plants

Papaveraceae, monophagous

Chelidonium majus.

notes

This species was described from Russia; the observation in Denmark was the first in western Europe.

references

Gagné & Jaschhof (2014), Haarder, Bruun, Harris & Skuhravá (2016a).

mod 15.vi.2019