Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Cladius pectinicornis

Cladius pectinicornis (Geoffroy, 1785)

bristly rose slug

on Rosa, Fragaria

Cladius pectinicornis on Rosa

Rosa, Belgium, Gent, Sint-Denijs-Westrem, 18.vi.2022 © Marina Dhondt

gall

oviposition scars on the petioles. The bristly hairy larvae free at the undersides of the leaves.

hostplants

Rosaceae, oligophagous

Alchemilla vulgaris; Comarum palustre; Filipendula ulmaria; Fragaria; Rosa canina; Sanguisorba minor, officinalis.

References to Lamium galeobdolon (Lamiaceae) are less likely.

phenology

Bivoltine.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva

See Prous ao, Vicidomini & Russo.

synonyms

Cladius difformis (Panzer, 1799); Cladius isomerus Norton, 1861.

parasitoids, predators

Dibrachys fuscicornis.

references

Aguiar, Cravo & Gonçalves (2017a), Anagnou–Veroniki, Papaioannou–Souliotis, Karanstasi & Giannopolitis (2008a), Benson (1958a), Buhr (1965a), Gyurkovics & Haris (2012a), Hoop (1983a), Lorenz & Kraus (1957a), Liston & Späth (2005a), Macek (2012a), Prous, Liston, Kramp, ao (2019a), Pschorn-Walcher & Altenhofer (2000a), Riddiford & Liston (2016a), Schedl (2003a, 2011a), Standfuss, Liston, Standfuss & Jansen (2010a), Taeger, Altenhofer, Blank, ao (1998a), Vicidomini & Russo (2007a), Zwakhals & Blommers (2022a).

Last modified 4.vii.2022