Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Contarinia martagonis

Contarinia martagonis Kieffer, 1909

on Lilium


The flowers buds are deformed, they remain closed and are covered with long, white, hairs. Inside many, yellow, larvae. Pupation in the ground. Larval spatula yellow, the two lobes places transversally, apically rounded and separated by a broad arc.

host plants

Liliaceae, monophagous

Lilium martagon.


Barnes (1948a), Buhr (1964b), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Kieffer (1909a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1999a, 2006a, 2007a, 2010a, 2021a: 155), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Hellrigl (2002a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Tomasi (2014a).

Last modified 26.ix.2021