Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Chlorops planifrons

Chlorops planifrons (Loew, 1866)

on Carex

parasite

Larvae bore in the culm, descending from just below the inflorescence.

host plants

Cyperaceae, monophagous

Carex rostrata.

phenology

Larvae of the first instar hibernate in shoots of host plant and continue feeding in the next spring.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

references

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

Last modified 7.viii.2021