Synanthedon tipuliformis (Clerck, 1759)

currant clearwing

on (Euonymus), Ribes

Synanthedon tipuliformis: damage to Ribes rubrum

Ribes rubrum, Dronten © Arnold Grosscurt: above the gall and the exit opening the shoot has died off

Synanthedon tipuliformis on Ribes rubrum: ejected frass

ejected frass

Synanthedon tipuliformis on Ribes rubrum: pupa in situ

pupa in the gallery

Synanthedon tipuliformis:i kmago

imago

gall

the larva bores in the pith of not too old branches, that locally are swollen. Pupation in the gallery.

hostplants

polyphagous on shrubs

Euonymus europaeus; Ribes.

references

Buhr (1965a), Ebert (1997a).

mod 19.vi.2018