Ametrodiplosis thalictricola (Rübsaamen, 1895)

on Thalictrum

Ametrodiplosis thalictricola galls

Thalictrum flavum, Oostvoorne © Jan-Willem Wertwijn

Ametrodiplosis thalictricola on Thalictrum flavum

Thalictrum flavum, France, dép. Nord, Vred © Sébastien Carbonnelle

Ametrodiplosis thalictricola: opened gall with caterpillar

opened gall with a straThalictrum flavum, Frankrijk, dép. Nord, Vred © Sébastien Carbonnellenge inhabitant

Ametrodiplosis thalictricola: larva

opened gall with larva


The fruits are swollen, with a thickened wall; they contain no seeds. One or two yellow larvae. Usually bivoltine. The larva hibernates in the soil and pupates in spring.


Ranunculaceae, monophagous

Thalictrum aquilegiifolium, flavum, lucidum, minus, simplex.


Ametrodiplosis thalictricola

spatula with papillae (from Möhn, 1955a)


Blastodiplosis thalictrina.


Clinodiplosis thalictricola.


Buhr (1965a), Cogolludo (1921a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Houard (1908a), Koops (2013a), Möhn (1955a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2009a), Roskam & Carbonnelle (2015a), Rübsaamen (1895c, 1911f), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2003a, 2010a,b), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1996a, 2000a, 2004a, 2007a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1999a, 2005b), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Blasco-Zumeta & Pujade-Villar (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Hellrigl (2001a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Jørgensen (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Neacsu (1972a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Skrzypczyńska & Szadziewski (2008a), Stănescu (2009a), Stelter (1961a).