Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Contarinia lilii

Contarinia lilii Kieffer, 1909

on Lilium


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


Liliaceaea, (narrowly?) monophagous

Lilium martagon.


Barnes (1948a), Buhr (1964b), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gagné (2010a), Kieffer (1909a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2009a, 2010a, 2021a: 155), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a).

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