Synanthedon tipuliformis (Clerck, 1759)
on (Euonymus), Ribes
Ribes rubrum, Dronten © Arnold Grosscurt: above the gall and the exit opening the shoot has died off
pupa in the gallery
the larva bores in the pith of not too old branches, that locally are swollen. Pupation in the gallery, without a cocoon.
Grossulariaceae, almost monophagous
Ribes aureum, nigrum, rubrum, uva-crispa.
Not rarely also Euonymus europaeus
Records of other host plants possibly derive from confusion with the polyphagous, similar Synanthedon spuleri.
The larva lives for one year.
distribution within Europe
Larva and pupa are extensively described by Bąkowski.
Aistleitner (2004a), Bachelard (2014a), Bąkowski (2013b), Bąkowski, Celadyn, Hołowiński & Zajda (2011a), Bartsch (1992a), Buhr (1965a), Ebert (ed., 1997a), Grosscurt (2017a), Kusdas & Reichl (eds, 1974a), Laštůvka & Laštůvka (2001a), Predovnik (2018a), Sage (2005a), Schliesske (2002a), Žikić, Ritt, Colacci, ao (2019a).