Jaapiella picridis (Rübsaamen, 1912)

on Picris

gall

tips of the shoots, also sometimes lateral buds, are transformed into 1.5 cm long, strongly hairy, bunches of disfigured leaves. In the folds whitish larvae that cannot jump. Pupation in the gall.

hostplants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Picris hieracioides.

larva

The lobes of the spatula are rather acute (Rübsaamen, 1912e).

synonyms

Dasineura picridis.

notes

the galls resemble those of Contarinia picridis, and sometimes larvae of both species co-occur in the same gall.

references

Buhr (1965a), Gagné (2010a), Roskam & Carbonnelle (2015a), Rübsaamen (1912e), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a).

mod 6.v.2018