Lestodiplosis gracilis Nijveldt, 1953

Diptera, Cecidomyiidae

on Phragmites

Lestodiplosis gracilis (cf) in gall of Lipara lucens

Phragmites australis, Belgium, prov. Hainaut, Virelles, RN Etang de Virelles © Stéphane Claerebout: larvae numerous in gall of Lipara lucens

gall

predator of Lipara lucens.

hostplants

Poaceae, monophagoys

Phragmites australis.

notes

The genus Lestodiplosis is insufficiently known. It therefore is unclear whether identification of the larva is warranted, solely based on the host gall.

references

Gagné (2010a), Sánchez, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2012a).

27/04/2016

mod 28.vi.2017