Steneotarsonemus graminis (Krämer, 1886)

on grasses

gall

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

hostplants

Poaceae, oligophagous

Avena, Festuca, Stipa capillata.

synonyms

Buhr cites the species name between quotes, and the Fauna Europaea (2013) does not mention the name, although it certainly exists. The interpretation of the name therefore is somehwat unsure.

references

Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Houard (1908a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a)

mod 30.vii.2018