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Contarinia nasturtii
(swede midge)

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Contarinia nasturtii (swede midge)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 20 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Contarinia nasturtii
  • Preferred Common Name
  • swede midge
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
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    Oxfordshire
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Contarinia nasturtii (Kieffer)

Preferred Common Name

  • swede midge

Other Scientific Names

  • Contarinia geisenheyneri
  • Contarinia isatidis
  • Contarinia ruderalis
  • Contarinia torquens
  • Diplosis nasturtii
  • Diplosis ruderalis

International Common Names

  • English: cabbage gall midge; gall midge; midge, cabbage; midge, swede
  • Spanish: cecidomia de la col; mosquito de la col
  • French: cécidomie du chou-fleur; cecidomyie du chou; cecidomyie du chou-fleur

Local Common Names

  • Denmark: krusesygegalmyg
  • Germany: Gallmuecke, Kohl-; Gallmuecke, Kraeusel-; Muecke, Kohldrehherz-
  • Italy: Cecidomia del cavolo; Cecidomia del nasturzio
  • Netherlands: Draaihartigheid der kolen; Galmug der draaihartigkeit van de kool; Koolgalmug
  • Norway: kalgallmygg
  • Sweden: kalgallmygga

EPPO code

  • CONTNA (Contarinia nasturtii)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Diptera
  •                         Family: Cecidomyiidae
  •                             Genus: Contarinia
  •                                 Species: Contarinia nasturtii

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Last updated: 23 Apr 2020
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes

Europe

GermanyPresentCABI (Undated)Original citation: Gemmar & Koch, 2002
MaltaPresentEPPO (2020)
NetherlandsPresentCABI (Undated)Original citation: Goffau et al., 1996
NorwayPresentCABI (Undated)Original citation: Rygg, 1978
United KingdomPresentCABI (Undated)Original citation: Kelly, 1977

North America

CanadaPresentCABI (Undated a)Present based on regional distribution.
-OntarioPresentIntroduced2000CABI (Undated);
-QuebecPresentIntroducedCABI (Undated)Original citation: Kikkert et al., 2006
United StatesPresentCABI (Undated a)Present based on regional distribution.
-New YorkPresentIntroducedCABI (Undated)Original citation: Kikkert et al., 2006

References

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EPPO, 2014. PQR database. Paris, France: European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization. http://www.eppo.int/DATABASES/pqr/pqr.htm

Distribution References

CABI, Undated. Compendium record. Wallingford, UK: CABI

CABI, Undated a. CABI Compendium: Status inferred from regional distribution. Wallingford, UK: CABI

CABI, Undated b. CABI Compendium: Status as determined by CABI editor. Wallingford, UK: CABI

EPPO, 2020. EPPO Global database. In: EPPO Global database, Paris, France: EPPO.

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