Contarinia quinquenotata (Löw, 1888)

on Hemerocallis

Contarinia quinquenotata: gall on Hemerocallis fulva

Hemerocallis fulva, Belgium, prov. Antwerp, Dessel © Carina Van Steenwinkel

Contarinia quinquenotata: gall on Hemerocallis fulva

the flower buds or strongly disfigured

Contarinia quinquenotata: gall on Hemerocallis fulva

the larvae are quite numerous

Contarinia quinquenotata: gall on Hemerocallis fulva

some larvae

gall

The flower buds are swollen and distorted and remain closed. Inside many shiny, dirty orange-yellow larvae, that can jump. Univoltine; pupation and hibernation in the ground.

hostplants

Xanthorrhoeaceae, monophagous

Hemerocallis fulva.

larva

Spatula anteriorly with a semicircular incision, almost colourless, except for the two free teeth that are honey-coloured (Löw).

synonyms

Diplosis quinquenotata.

references

Barnes (1948a), Bellmann (2012a), Buhr (1964b), Chinery (2011a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gagné (2010a), Houard (1908a), Lambinon Schneider & Feitz (2012a), Löw (1888a), Roskam (2009a), Roskam & Carbonnelle (2015a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1999a, 2003a, 2005b,c, 2006a, 2009a, 2010a, 2012a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dončev & Dimitrova (1991a, 1992a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Hellrigl (2001a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Jørgensen (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Skrzypczyńska & Szadziewski (2008a), Tomasi (2014a).

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