Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Arge pagana

Arge pagana (Panzer, 1798)

on Rosa

Arge pagana larva on Rosa canina

Rosa canina, Hungary, Jánossomorja, 17.vi.2018 © László Érsek: young larvae

Arge pagana larva on Rosa canina

Rosa canina, Hungary, Kimle, 4.ix.2017 © László Érsek: fully grown larva

Arge pagana larva on Rosa canina

another image

Arge pagana: oviposition details

Rosa canina, Hungary, Budapest, Kamaraerdő, 26.v.2021 © László Érsek: ovipositing female

Arge pagana: oviposition details

detail

Arge pagana: oviposition details

from above

Arge pagana: oviposition details

fresh oviposition scar

Arge pagana: oviposition details

transverse section: two egg chambers

Arge pagana: oviposition details

detail

Arge pagana: oviposition details

length section through one of the egg chambers

Arge pagana: oviposition details

egg

gall

eggs are deposited in two length rows in a young shoot. As the shoot becomes older and thicker, an elliptic scar remains. Larvae free on the leaves.

host plants

Rosaceae, monophagous

Rosa canina, majalis, multiflora.

references

Benson (1961a), Buhr (1965a), Gyurkovics & Haris (2012a), Haris (2009a, 2012a), Hoop (1983a), Kofler & Schedl (2010a), Macek (2012c), Pschorn-Walcher & Altenhofer (2000a), Savina & Chevin (2012a), Schwarz (2004a), Taeger, Altenhofer, Blank, ao (1998a), Vicidomini & Russo (2007a).

Last modified 10.vi.2021