Mayetiola agrostidis Ertel, 1975

on Agrostis

Mayetiola agrostidis on Agrostis spec.

Agrostis spec., Belgium, prov. Namur, Vierves-sur-Viroin © Sébastien Carbonelle

gall

At the base of a stem lives a whitish, 4 mm long larva between leaf sheath and the culm, just above a node. Externally hardly anything is visible. Pupation internal

The larva is described by Ertel (1975a).

hostplants

Poaceae, monophagous

Agrostis capillaris, stolonifera.

references

Ertel (1975a), Gagné (2010a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a).

pub 31.i.2017 · mod 3.ix.2017