Gall Gnat Larvae
Feeding on Meadowsweet
(Spiraea alba & S. latifolia)

Midge & Gall Gnat Species    
Scientific Name Common Name Symptomatology
Clinodiplosis clarkei
Felt 1911
Clustered Bud Gall Gnat Stem-top clusters
Clinodiplosis spiraeaflorae Felt 1907 Spiraea Flower Midge Enlarged reddening flowers
Clinodiplosis spiraeina
Felt 1911
Gall Gnat sp. Oval brown bud galls
Contarinia clarkei
Felt 1908
Spiraea Bud Gall Gnat Round bud galls
Contarinia spiraeina
Felt 1911
Spiraea Cabbage Gall Gnat Spiny lettuce-like galls on top of stems
Dasineura salicifoliae
Osten Sacken 1866
Spiraea Pod Gall Gnat Swollen leaves along midveins
Lasioptera spiraeafolia
Felt 1909
Gall Gnat sp. Yellowish brown leaf blisters
Parallelodiplosis spirae
Felt 1909
Gall Gnat sp. Rolled leaf margins

Note: Scientific names have been updated.

Source: Eastman (1995)

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