Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Jaapiella reichardiae

Jaapiella reichardiae Sylvén, 1998

on Reichardia


The orange or red larvae develop among the florets in the disfigured flower heads. Bivoltine, pupation in the soil.

host plants

Asteraceae, (narrowly?) monophagous

Reichardia picroides.


Gagné (2010a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2009b, 2021a: 221), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Ebejer (2002a), Sylvén & Lindberg (1998a).

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