No Common Name Liposthenes glechomae (Linnaeus, 1758)Non-native    
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Hymenoptera   >   Family Cynipidae   >   Genus Liposthenes   

Status:

Non-native species introduced from Europe. The host plant is also a non-native. (BugGuide, 2016)

Relationships:

Larvae develop in galls on Ground Ivy.

There are 4 records in the project database.

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A Liposthenes glechomae gall on ground ivy in Allegany Co., Maryland (5/16/2019). Photo by Andy Gougherty. (MBP list)

The gall of a Liposthenes glechomae on Ground Ivy in Baltimore City, Maryland (5/8/2015). Verified by Charley Eiseman/BugGuide. Photo by Thomas Wilson. (MBP list)

The galls of Liposthenes glechomae on Ground Ivy in Baltimore City, Maryland (5/8/2015). Verified by Charley Eiseman/BugGuide. Photo by Thomas Wilson. (MBP list)

Liposthenes glechomae in Howard Co., Maryland (5/24/2015). (c) Carrie Seltzer, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Carrie Seltzer via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Liposthenes glechomae in Howard Co., Maryland (5/24/2015). (c) Carrie Seltzer, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Carrie Seltzer via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Liposthenes glechomae in Howard Co., Maryland (5/24/2015). (c) Carrie Seltzer, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Carrie Seltzer via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Liposthenes glechomae in Howard Co., Maryland (5/24/2015). (c) Carrie Seltzer, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Carrie Seltzer via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

A Liposthenes glechomae larva inside a gall on gill-over-the-ground in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (5/21/2017). Determined by Charley Eiseman/BugGuide. Photo by Lori Byrne. (MBP list)


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