Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Pristiphora rufipes

Pristiphora rufipes Audinet-Serville, 1823

aquilegia sawfly, columbine sawfly

on Aquilegia, Thalictrum

parasite

Larvae free on the leaves.

host plants

Ranunculaceae, oligophagous

Aquilegia atrata, caerulea, canadensis, chrysantha, flabellata, olympica, vulgaris; Thalictrum.

phenology

Several generations; hibernation as a mature larva in a solid cocoon.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

synonyms

Pristiphora aquilegiae (Snellen van Vollenhoven, 1866).

larva

Body uniformly dull green; see Macek.

references

Liston (2011a), Lorenz & Kraus (1957a), Macek (2012c, 2016a), Prous, Kramp, Vikberg & Liston (2017a), Schedl (2003a), Taeger, Altenhofer, Blank, ao (1998a).

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