Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Caryocolum siculum

Caryocolum siculum Bella, 2008

on Gypsophila

Gall

The solitary larva in a rather weak swelling of part of an internode. Preceding pupation, in the gall, a semicircular exit opening is made. The exuvium remains in the gall.

host plants

Caryophyllaceae, monophagous

Gypsophila arrostii.

phenology

Univoltine.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva, pop

Some details in Bella,

references

Bella (2008a), Huemer & Karsholt (2010a).

Last modified 2.viii.2019