Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Rhopalomyia tanaceticola

Rhopalomyia tanaceticola (Karsch, 1879)

on Tanacetum

Rhopalomyia tanaceticola: galls on Tanacetum vulgare

Tanacetum vulgare, België, prov. Antwerpen, Mol, 29.vii.2018 © Carina Van Steenwinkel: galled florets in the flower head

Rhopalomyia tanaceticola: gall on Tanacetum vulgare

a single galled floret

Rhopalomyia tanaceticola: gall on Tanacetum vulgare

Tanacetum vulgare, België, prov. Antwerpen, Mol, 12.vii.2014 © Carina Van Steenwinkel: galled axillary bud

Rhopalomyia tanaceticola: gall on Tanacetum vulgare

Tanacetum vulgare, België, prov. Antwerpen, Dessel, 29.vi.2014 © Carina Van Steenwinkel: gall on the leaf

Rhopalomyia tanaceticola: gall on Tanacetum vulgare

Tanacetum vulgare, Belgium, prov. Flemish Brabant, Zichem, de Demerbroeken, 6.ix.2019 © Carina Van Steenwinkel: abnormally large galls, caused by the fact that the higher parts of the plant had been mowed away.

Rhopalomyia tanaceticola: gall on Tanacetum vulgare

detail

Rhopalomyia tanaceticola: pupa in the gall

pupa in the gall

Rhopalomyia tanaceticola: pupa

pupa

Rhopalomyia tanaceticola: galls on Tanacetum vulgare

Tanacetum vulgare, Belgium, prov. Limburg, Bilzen, de Hoefaert © Steve Wullaert

Rhopalomyia tanaceticola gall

Tanacetum vulgare, Tilburg, de Kaaistoep: gall seen from above

Rhopalomyia tanaceticola gall

from the side

Rhopalomyia tanaceticola gall

cut lengthwise

Rhopalomyia tanaceticola gall

Tanacetum vulgare, Luxemburg, Ahn, Palmberg: at times the gall also occurs in an axil or on a leaf, as shown here

Rhopalomyia tanaceticola: larva

Tanacetum vulgare, Stokkum © Arnold Grosscurt: larva (+ parasitoid)

gall

Larva orange coloured, solitary; several generations per year. Pupation in the gall.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Tanacetum vulgare.

exceptionally also Leucanthemum vulgare (Buhr, 1964b).

larva

Rhopalomyia tanaceticola: prosternum

the prosternum has no spatula (from Möhn, 1955a)

synonyms

Hormomyia tanaceticola.

references

Bellmann (2012a), Bruun (2015a), Buhr (1964b, 1965a), Coulianos & Holmåsen (1991a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gagné (2010a), Harris (2008b), Houard (1909a), Kieffer (1891a), Klausnitzer 1967a, Koops (2013a), Lambinon & Romain (2009a), Lambinon, Schneider & Feitz (2001b), Lehmann & Flügel (2012a), Lehmann & Hannover (2016a), Möhn (1955a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2009a), Roskam & Carbonnelle (2015a), Schmitz (1998a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1996a, 2000a, 2004a), Skrzypczyńska (2007a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1997b, 1999a, 2021a: 275), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Buhr (2013a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Elsayed (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Jørgensen (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Neacsu (1972a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Skrzypczyńska & Szadziewski (2008a), Stănescu (2009a), Tomasi (2014a).

Last modified 6.v.2023