Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Contarinia polygonati

Contarinia polygonati Rübsaamen, 1921

on Convallaria, Polygonatum

Contarinia polygonati: galled flowers of Polygonatum multiflorum

Polygonatum multiflorum, Belgium, prov. Namur, Couvin, Pesche © Sébastien Carbonnelle

Contarinia polygonati: larvae

opened flower with larvae

gall

The flower buds are galled and do not open. Inside several milk white jumping larvae. Pupation in the ground.

host plants

Asparagaceae, oligophagous

Convallaria majalis; Polygonatum multiflorum, odoratum.

references

Bruun (2019a), Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gagné (2010a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2009a), Roskam & Carbonnelle (2015a), Rübsaamen (1921a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1997a, 1999a,b, 2021a: 193), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Skrzypczyńska & Szadziewski (2008a), Tomasi (2012a, 2014a).

Last modified 30.ix.2021