Macrolabis lutea Rübsaamen, 1914

on Euphorbia

Macrolabis lutea

Euphorbia cyparissias, Luxemburg, Dudelange, Haerdt; opened bud gall with a larva visible

Macrolabis lutea: larvaMacrolabis lutea: pupa

larva and (parasitised) pupa

Macrolabis lutea: larvaMacrolabis lutea: spatula

head section dorsal and, ventrally the tip of the spatula

gall

inquiline in the gall of Spurgia euphorbiae. Larva white. Pupation without a cocoon, in the soil (contrary to euphorbiae).

hostplants

Euphorbiaceae, monophagpous

Euphorbia cyparissias.

larva

Macrolabis lutea: spatula

spatula and adjacent papillae (from Gagné, 1990a)

references

Gagné (1990a), Gagné & Jaschhof (2014a), Rübsaamen (1917a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1997b), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a).

mod 19.i.2019