Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Phanacis kiefferi

Phanacis kiefferi (Cotte, 1915)

Hymenoptera, Cynipidae

on Carthamus

gall

irregular brownish, multilocular swelling, 7-20 mm large, of the root collar. The full grown larvae are greenish.

hostplants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Carthamus lanatus.

synonyms

Aulacidea kiefferi.

references

Nieves-Aldrey (2004a, 2008a).

08/01/2014

Last modified 28.vi.2017