Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Clinodiplosis cattleyae

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).

Last modified 24.v.2018