Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Contarinia liliacea

Contarinia liliacea Wahlgren, 1957

on Lilium


the flower buds are disfigured and remain closed; they are not abnormally hairy. Inside several red larvae that probably can jump. Pupation in the soil.

host plants

Liliaceae, (narrowly?) monophagous

Lilium candidum.


Buhr (1964b), Gagné (2010a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2021a: 155).

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