Hemerocallis Gall Midge - Contarinia quinquenotata
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.
Where the host species of Daylily occur.
When Daylilies are in bloom.
Widespread in Britain, though less frequent in Scotland.
Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.
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