Ametrodiplosis crassinerva (Kieffer, 1901)

on Stachys

Ametrodiplosis crassinerva: gall on Stachys sylvatica

Stachys sylvatica, Haarlem, Schalkwijk © Dik Vonk

gall

The flower buds are swollen, galled, and remain closed. They contain white larvae, that can jump. Pupation in the soil. Univoltine.

hostplants

Lamiaceae, monophagous

Stachys sylvatica.

synonyms

Clinodiplosis, Cyrtodiplosis, crassinerva.

references

Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Houard (1909a), Kieffer (1911a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2009a), Roskam & Carbonnelle (2015a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a).

mod 22.ix.2019