Rhopalomyia astericola (Kieffer, 1909)

on Aster

gall

white spongy roundish swelling near the root collar, the size of a pea or a hazel nut.

hostplants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Aster alpinus.

synonyms

Dasineura, Perrisia, astericola.

notes

Buhr gives a totally different description of the gall.

references

Buhr (1964b), Gagné (2010a), Hellrigl (2006a), Kieffer (1909a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2010a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Hellrigl (2002a).

mod 29.iv.2018