Mayetiola phalaris Barnes, 1927

Diptera, Cecidomyiidae

on Phalaris

Mayetiola phalaris: puparium in Phalaris arundinacea

Phalaris arundinacea, Belgium, prov. Hainaut, Chimay, Forge-Jean-Petit © Sébastien Carbonelle

Mayetiola phalaris: puparium in Phalaris arundinacea

puparium

Mayetiola phalaris

Phalaris arundinacea, Denmark © Simon Haarder; gall with puparium

Mayetiola phalaris

larva, partly dissected out, and pupa

gall

Not far above a node the leaf sheath is more or less swollen. Within the leaf sheath, in one or more elongated-oval depresssions of the culm, each surrounded by a conspicuous rim, lies a white to golden, 4-5 mm long, larva. The shoot often is stunted.

The larva is described by Ertel (1975a).

hostplants

Poaceae, monophagous

Phalaris arundinacea.

references

Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Ertel (1975a), Haarder, Bruun, Harris & Skuhravá (2016a), Lehmann & Hannover (2016a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a).

17/10/2016

pub 17.x.2016 · mod 28.vi.2017