Macrolabis buhri Stelter, 1956

Diptera, Cecidomyiidae

on Stellaria

gall

The topmost pair of leaves is unstalked, somewhat smaller, and thickened; the two are adpressed like a pair of shells. In the pouch that is thus formed some, initially white, later lemon yellow larvae. Pupation in the ground.

hostplants

Caryophyllaceae, narrowly monophagous

Stellaria nemorum.

references

Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gagné (2010a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2005b, 2010a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Neacsu (1972a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Skrzypczyńska & Szadziewski (2008a).

26/06/2016

mod 28.vi.2017