Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Livia junci

Livia junci von Paula Schrank, 1789

on Juncus

Livia junci (juncorum) gall

Juncus articulatus, Belgium, prov. Namur, Wiesme, Bois du Roi, 10.ix.2009 © Jean-Yves Baugnée

Livia junci: gall on Juncus bulbosus

Juncus bulbosus, Belgium, prov. Antwerp, Turnhout, Haverven, 23.vi.2016 © Sébastien Carbonnelle

Livia junci: galls on Juncus bulbosus

Juncus bulbosus, Belgium, prov. Liège, Bernister, 9.vii.019 © Sébastien Carbonelle

Livia junci: 5th instar larva

5th instar larva (from Ossiannilsson, 1992a)

host plants

Juncaceae, monophagous

Juncus acutiflorus, alpinoarticulatus, anceps, articulatus, atratus, bufonius, bulbosus, capitatus, conglomeratus, effusus, gerardi, inflexus, jacquinii, subnodulosus.

Mainly on the smaller species.

phenology

Univoltine, bu further to the south perhaps more generations; hibernation as imago.

synonyms

Livia juncorum (Latreille, 1798).

inquilines

Within their gall the larvae are predated by the larvae of the cecidomyiid Lestodiplosis liviae.

references

Baugnée, Burckhardt & Fassotte (2002a), Baylac (1988a), Béguinot (2006a), Bellmann (2012a), den Bieman, Malenovský, Burckhardt & Heijerman (2019a), Buhr (1964b), Burckhardt (1983a, 2002a), Burton, Carbonnelle, Ellis & Schneider (2019a), Chinery (2011a), Conci, Rapisarda & Tamanini (1992a), Coulianos & Holmåsen (1991a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Hellrigl (2004a), Hodkinson (2009a), Hodkinson & White (1979a), Houard (1908a), Jerinić-Prodanović (2010a), Koops (2013a), Lambinon & Schneider (2004a), Lauterer (1976a), Lehmann & Flügel (2012a), Lehmann & Hannover (2016a), Malenkovský & Lauterer (2012a), O’Connor & Malumphy (2011a), Ossiannilsson (1992a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2009a), Seljak (2006a, 2020a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Jørgensen (2006a), Stănescu (2009a), Tavares (1905a), Tomasi (2003a, 2014a), White & Hodkinson (1982a).

Last modified 23.v.2020