Dasineura kiefferi Diptera: Cecidomyiidae - gall midge
Dasineura kiefferi

Photographs on Hedera helix, Ivy

Host:
Hedera helix

Closed, purplish-brown, often slightly swollen and distorted flower buds containing several white larvae that become orange when mature. As the galls are short-lived they soon drop so can be hard to find.




Dasineura kiefferi

Dasineura kiefferi

Dasineura kiefferi
Dasineura kiefferi
Broadstone, Dorset. September and October 2017, November 2018

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