Clinodiplosis cattleyae (Molliard,1903)

on Cattleya, Laelia

gall

Roundish, multilocular swelllings of the the aerial roots. Larvae solitary, bright orange.

hostplants

Orchidaceae, oligophagous

Cattleya, Laelia.

Probably on more greenhouse orchids.

synonyms

Cecidomyia, Parallelodiplosis, cattleyae.

notes

Originally a South American species.

references

Barnes (1948a), Dauphin & Aniorsbehere (1997a), Gagné (2010a), Houard (1908a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a).

mod 24.v.2018