Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Enigmadiplosis agapanthi

Enigmadiplosis agapanthi Harris, 2016

on Agapanthus


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



The infestation was first recorded in the UK in 2014.


Harris, Salisbury & Jones (2016a), Roskam (2019a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2021a: 28).

Last modified 8.ix.2021