Neomikiella lychnidis (Vallot, 1827)

on Silene

Neomikiella lychnidis: galls

gall (from Houard, 1908a)

Neomikiella lychnidis: gall on Silene alba

Silene alba, Poland, Białowieża, Kosy Most © Sébastien Carbonnelle

gall

Artichoke gall: the topmost internodes are strongly shortened, and the leaves shortened and broadened, also abnormally hairy. Larva white. Bivoltine; pupation in the gall.

hostplants

Caryophyllaceae, monophagous

Silene alba, densiflora, dichotoma, dioica, latifolia, nutans, otites.

larva

Neomikiella lychnidis: spatula

prosternum with spatula (from Möhn, 1955a)

synonyms

Wachtliella lychnidis; Cecidomyia, Perrisia, lychnidis Heyden, 1861.

references

Béguinot (2001c, 2002d), Bruun (2015a), Buhr (1964b, 1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Docters van Leeuwen (1936a), Gagné (2010a), Houard (1908a), Möhn (1955a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2009a), Roskam & Carbonnelle (2015a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1996a, 2000a, 2004a, 2007a), Skrzypczyńska (2007a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1994a, 1999a, 2003a, 2006a, 2007a, 2010a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Carbonnelle (2017a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Hellrigl (2001a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Neacsu (1972a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Skrzypczyńska & Szadziewski (2008a), Spungis (2003a), Stănescu (2009a), Tomasi (2012a).

mod 25.viii.2018