Brachycolus stellariae (Hardy, 1850)

on Moehringia, Myosoton, Stellaria

Brachycolus stellariae: galls on Stellaria holostea

Stellaria holostea, Beekbergen © Arnold Grosscurt

Brachycolus stellariae: aptera

aptera nymphe

Brachycolus stellariae: galls on Stellaria holostea

Stellaria holostea, Rijkcholt © Wouter Bosgra

gall

leaves curled, margins folding upwards, leaves sometimes bunched. Apterae 1-2 mm, pale green, wax-powdered.

hostplants

Caryophyllaceae, narrowly oligophagous

Cerastium fontanum subsp. vulgare; Moehringia trinervia; Myosoton aquaticum; Stellaria graminea, holostea.

references

Béguinot (2006a), Blackman & Eastop (2014), Buhr (1964b, 1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Durak, Durak & Borowiak-Sobkowiak (0000a, 2011a), Heie (1992a), Houard (1908a), Lambinon & Schneider (2004a), Müller (1986a), Petrović (1998a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2009a), Stănescu (2009a), Tomasi (2014a).

mod 26.viii.2018