Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Oulema tristis

Oulema tristis (Herbst, 1786)

on grassen


Larvae free on the leaves, their body covered by a mantle consisting of a mix of frass and secretion; cause linear window feeding.

host plants

Poaceae, oligophagous

Echinochloa; Panicum.


Univoltinem hibernation as imago.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Rheinheimer & Hassler (2018a).

Last modified 5.vii.2020