Mayetiola moliniae (Rübsaamen, 1895)
Molinia caerulea, Belgium, prov. Hainaut, Chimay, Virelles, Aulnaie © Sébastien Carbonelle
gall, lightly opened
puparium in the gall
several puparia together (the white one is teneral)
Just above the ground, within the leaf sheath, the culm has one or more oval shallow depressions. Each one has a low rim; they not covered by epidermis. In each depression a 3-4 mm long, white, larva, or its puparium.
The larva is described by Ertel (1975a).
Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Ertel (1975a), Gagné & Jaschhof (2014a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a).