Pre-dispersal predators of Centaurea stoebe

Insect family Insect genus insect subgenus (group) Insect species Region Source Stage
Curculionidae Larinus Larinomesius obtusus Gyllenhal, 1835 Austria (southeast) Breeding Adult
  ? Phyllonomeus iaceae (Fabricius, 1775) Austria (east) Breeding Adult
      sturnus (Schaller, 1783) Germany (southwest) Breeding Adult
Tephritidae Acanthiophilus   helianthi (Rossi, 1790) Switzerland Breeding - Switzerland  
  Chaetorellia jaceae - group acrolophi White & Marquart, 1989 Austria Breeding - not Switzerland  
  Chaetostomella   cylindrica (Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830)   Citation for foreign breed  
  Terellia Terellia - virens virens (Loew, 1846) Switzerland Breeding - Switzerland  
  Urophora Urophora affinis (Frauenfeld, 1857) Switzerland Breeding - Switzerland  
        USA BCA (biological control agent)  
      quadrifasciata (Meigen, 1826) Switzerland Breeding - Switzerland  



Dr. Jiri Skuhrovec
Function of Invertebrate and Plant Biodiversity in Agrosystems
Crop Research Institute
Drnovska 507
161 06 Praha 6 - Ruzyne
CZECH REPUBLIC
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