Aphalara affinis (Zetterstedt, 1828)

on Stellaria

Aphalara affinis: 5th instar larva

5th instar larva (from Ossiannilsson, 1992a)

gall

flattened larvae mostly in and near the axils of branchings.

hostplants

Polygonaceae, narrowly monophagous

Stellaria graminea.

references

Burckhardt (2002a), Burckhardt & Lauterer (1997a), Hodkinson (2009a), Ossiannilsson (1992a).

mod 5.iv.2018