Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Rhogogaster chambersi

Rhogogaster chambersi Benson, 1947

Linum

parasite

Larvae free on the leaves. Oviposition causes a distinct galling.

Rhogogaster chambersi: oviposition scar on Linum catharticum

Linum catharticum, België, prov. Namen, Viroinval, Mazée © Stéphane Claerebout: oviposition scar

Rhogogaster chambersi: oviposition scar on Linum catharticum

the swelling is at both sides of the leaf

Rhogogaster chambersi: young larvae

young larvae

Rhogogaster chambersi: larva

full grown larva, lateral view

Rhogogaster chambersi: larva

dorsal view

host plants

Linaceae, monophagous

Linum catharticum.

synonyms

Cytisogaster chambersi.

references

Gyurkovics & Haris (2012a), Liston (2015a), Liston, Knight, Heibo, ao (2012a), Savina & Chevin (2012a), Taeger, Altenhofer, Blank ao (1998a).

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