The descriptive text, below the map, is from the Cornish Red Data Book (2009). The map on this web page depicts the organisms distribution and shows the records made pre-2000 and those made since.
Range & Status
Diptera: Cecidomyiidae; uncommon.
VC1: SW61 1980, SW71 1980 and 1981, SW75 1985.
Habitat & Ecology
Associated species: Hedge Bedstraw Galium mollugo , Lady' s Bedstraw Galium verum . Gall causes ' artichoke' at shoot tip, with one or several whitish larvae.
I.J. Bennallick, S. Board, C.N. French, P.A. Gainey, C. Neil, R. Parslow, A. Spalding and P.E. Tompsett. eds. 2009. Red Data Book for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. 2nd Edition.Croceago Press.
The Cornish Red Data Book Project was led by the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Federation for Biological Recorders (CISFBR). The full text and species accounts (minus the maps) are available on the CISFBR website.