Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Chlorops limbatus

Chlorops limbatus Meigen, 1830

on grasses


Larvae of the first generation bore in the culm; tissues of leaves above the larva turn brown, and central leaf dries out. Larvae of the summer generation develop in exposed panicles.

host plants

Poaceae, oligophagous

? Glyceria fluitans; Phalaroides arundinacea.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).


Chlorops brevimana Loew, 1866.


Brunberg Nielsen (2015a), Buhr (1965a), Ismay (0000a), Nartshuk & Pakalniškis (2004a), Nartshuk, Polevoi & Przhiboro (2020a), Roskamn (2019a).

Last modified 7.viii.2021