Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Steneotarsonemus canestrinii

Steneotarsonemus canestrinii (Massalongo, 1897)

on grasses


The inside of the leaf sheath and the corresponding part of the culm covered with rows or crusts of initially white, later brown, papillae.

host plants

Poaceae, oligophagous

Elymus caninus; Elytrigia repens; Stipa capillata, pennata.

According to Dauphin & Aniotsbehere not on Stipa capillata.


Buhr (1964b), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a)m Houard (1908a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2019a), Tomasi (2012a).

Last modified 12.x.2019