Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Meromyza saltatrix

Meromyza saltatrix (Linnaeus, 1761)

on grasses

parasite

Larvae bore in the culms.

host plants

Poaceae, oligophagous

Alopecurus pratensis; Elytrigia repens; Festuca ovina, rubra; Hordeum jubatum; Poa pratensis; Schedonorus pratensis.

References of this species on cereals apply to M. nigriventris

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

parasitoids, predators

Callitula bicolor.

references

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

Last modified 24.vi.2022