Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Grypus brunnirostris

Grypus brunnirostris (Fabricius, 1792)

on ? Eleocharis, Equisetum


Biology of the larvae unknown.

host plants

Equisetaceae, ? monophagous

Equisetum arvense, fluviatile, ramosissimum.

Rheinheimer & Hassler also report a find on Eleocharis but that might concern adult feeding.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Dieckmann (1986a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Wolf & Fuchs (2014a).

Last modified 27.iv.2019