Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods) ➔ Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods) ➔ Class Insecta (Insects) ➔ Order Diptera (True flies) ➔ Family Tephritidae (Fruit flies)

Tephritis conura (Loew, 1844)

  • Tephritis conura, female  3352
    Tephritis conura (Loew, 1844)     
    Tephritis conura, female; det. Nosferatumyia
    DE, Chemnitz, Zeisigwald; 2010-05-08 11:31:35
    Image number: 3352
    female
    DE, Chemnitz, Zeisigwald
    2010-05-08 11:31:35
    det. Nosferatumyia
  • Tephritis conura, female  3353
    Tephritis conura (Loew, 1844)     
    Tephritis conura, female
    DE, Chemnitz, Zeisigwald; 2010-05-08 11:30:30
    Image number: 3353
    female
    DE, Chemnitz, Zeisigwald
    2010-05-08 11:30:30

  • Tephritis conura, female  3354
    Tephritis conura (Loew, 1844)     
    Tephritis conura, female
    DE, Chemnitz, Zeisigwald; 2010-05-08 11:31:56
    Image number: 3354
    female
    DE, Chemnitz, Zeisigwald
    2010-05-08 11:31:56


Classification:
Tephritis conura belongs to the subfamily Tephritinae, tribe Tephritini.
Distribution:
In parts of Europe
Biology:
Tephritis conura is univoltin. After mating in spring, the females lay their eggs in the flower buds of thistles (Cirsium heterophyllum, Cirsium oleraceum, Cirsium palustre). The larvae develop in the flower heads.
Tephritis conura hibernates as imago.