Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Contarinia liliacea

Contarinia liliacea Walhgren, 1957

Diptera, Cecidomyiidae

on Lilium

gall

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.

hostplants

Liliaceaea, (narrowly?) monophagous

Lilium candidum.

references

Buhr (1964b), Gagné (2010a).

16/05/2014

Last modified 28.vi.2017