Rhopalomyia achillearum Kieffer, 1913

on Achillea

parasite

A leaf bud is enlarged and transformed into a multilocular, lignified subglobular gall. The had is densely white-hairy and wrapped in some malformed and abnormally hairy leaves. Inside red larvae or pupae.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Achillea ochroleuca, pseudopectinata.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).

synonyms

Rhopalomyia achilleae Trotter, 1901, homonym.

references

Gagné & Jaschhof (2014a), Houard (1909a), Roskam (2019a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Neacsu (1972a).

mod 19.ix.2019