Larvae Of Narcissus Bulb Fly


Controls include mowing and removing the leaves as soon as they dry in late spring and then cultivating the soil lightly to prevent the females from finding the holes left by the leaves. Remove the bulbs as soon as the tops die back and then sort out and destroying infested bulbs


The larva is plump and slightly arched. The skin is tough and wrinkled. The mouth hooks and breathing tube are almost black.