Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Jaapiella viscariae

Jaapiella viscariae (Kieffer, 1886)

on Silene

gall

The youngest two or four leaves of a shoot densely wrapped together, their bases somewhat thickened and discoloured. Larva red, pupation in the soil. Probably univoltine.

hostplants

Caryophyllaceae, narrowly monophagous

Silene viscaria.

synonyms

Cecidomyia, Perrisia, viscariae.

references

Buhr (1965a), Gagné (2010a), Houard (1908a), Kieffer (1891a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2010a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dončev & Dimitrova (1991a, 1992a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Hellrigl (2001a).

Last modified 18.vi.2018