Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Laubertia schmidti Rübsaamen, 1914
Rush skeletonweed Chondrilla juncea and related species.
Four or five generations a year.
Introduced in 1975 from Greece as biocontrol of the invasive skeleton weed Chondrilla juncea (Cichoriaceae).
It forms galls in the leaves and stems.
Cambridge U. Press
. The Chondrilla
gall midge, Cystiphora schmidti
(Rübsaamen) (Diptera, Cecidomyiidae). II. biology and host specificity.