Enigmadiplosis agapanthi Harris, 2016

on Agapanthus

gall

Larva and pupa in the strongly disfigured, discoloured and somewhat enlarged flower buds. The larvae are 2-3 mm long, creamy yellow; full-grown larve are able to jump. Up to seven pupae were found in a single flower.

host plants

Amaryllidaceae, monophagous

Agapanthus.

notes

The infestation was first recorded in the UK in 2014.

references

Harris, Salisbury & Jones (2016a), Roskam (2019a).

mod 12.x.2019