Hemerocallis Gall Midge - Contarinia quinquenotata

    Description

    The larva of Hemerocallis Gall Midge (Contarinia quinquenotata) is a serious pest of Daylilies (Hemerocallis sp.). It infests the flower buds causing the flowers to remain closed and rot.

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    Where the host species of Daylily occur.

    When to see it

    When Daylilies are in bloom.

    UK Status

    Widespread in Britain, though less frequent in Scotland.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

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