Caryocolum schleichi (Christoph, 1870)

on Dianthus

gall

the stem is shortened and somewhat swollen; the leaves are bunched together; in the stem a larva (caterpillar) in a spacious gall chamber.

host plants

Caryophyllaceae, narrowly monophagous

Dianthus arenarius, carthusianorum, lusitanus, sylvestris.

synonyms

Caryocolum arenariella.

references

Buhr (1964a), Corley, Rosete, Romão ao (2015a), Huemer (1988b), Kaitila (1996a), Klimesch (1953b), Šumpich, Žemlička & Dvořák (2013a) .

mod 20.ii.2020