Macrolabis incolens Rübsaamen, 1895

on Veronica

Macrolabis incolens: in a gall of Jaapiella veronicae on Veronica chamaedrys

Veronica chamaedrys, Belgium, prov. Liège, Hamoir, Thier de Coisse © Sébastien Carbonnelle; the white larva in a gall of Jaapiella veronicae

gall

inquiline in the galls of Jaapiella veronicae. Recognisable because the larvae, even when full grown, are white or whitish-yellow. Bivoltien, verpopping in de grond.

hostplants

Plantaginaceae, monophagous

Veronica chamaedrys.

references

Flügel (2016a), Gagné (2010a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2009a), Roskam & Carbonnelle (2015a), Rübsaamen (1895b), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2010a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Jørgensen (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a).

mod 5.v.2018