Zygiobia ruebsaameni Stelter, 1992

Diptera, Cecidomyiidae

on Carpinus

gall

the midrib is somewhat thickened, clearly bent downwards; at either side the leaf is sharply folded upwards. In the space so formed lives an, almost always solitary, white or cream-coloured larva. Puapation in the ground.

hostplants

Betulaceae, monophagous

Carpinus betulus.

notes

According to Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a) not an autonomous gall-inducer, but an inquiline of Aschistonyx carpinicolus.

references

Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gagné (2010a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Skrzypczyńska & Szadziewski (2008a), Stelter (1992a).

26/06/2016

mod 28.vi.2017