Pristerognatha fuligana (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

on Impatiens

Pristerognatha fuligana: gall on Impatiens noli-tangere

Impatiens noli-tangere, Belgium, prov. East Flanders, Brakel, het Burreken, 26.x.2016 © Ruben Meert

Pristerognatha fuligana: opened gall

opened gall

Pristerognatha fuligana: pupa

pop

Pristerognatha fuligana: gall on Impatiens noli-tangere

13.ix.2017

Pristerognatha fuligana: opened gall

opened gall with larva

gall

The larva lives in a low part of the hollow stem, causing a clear swelling. The larva closes the space above by making out of silk and frass a few septums. Pupation in the stem.

host plants

Balsaminaceae, monophagous

Impatiens glandulifera, noli-tangere.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva, pop

Pictures on Lepiforum; also Patočka & Turčáni, Swatschek.

synonyms

Endothenia, Olethreutes, fuligana.

references

Baran (2009a), Burkhart & Nentwig (2008a), Disqué (1905a), Huisman & Koster (1994a, 2000a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Meert & Nossent (2019a), Roweck & Savenkov (2010a), Schütze (1991a), Swatschek (1958a), Wegner (2015a), Wieser (2004a).

mod 1.iv.2020