Oscinella nitidissima (Meigen, 1838)

Diptera, Chloropidae

on Agrostis

gall

biology like that of Oscinella frit, distinguishable from that species only after breeding.

hostplants

Poaceae, oligophagous

Agrostis capillaris; Alopecurus geniculatus; Anthoxantum odoratum; Dactylis glomerata; Festuca rubra; Holcus lanatus; Lolium multiflorum, perenne; Ochlopoa annua; Phleum pratense; Poa pratensis, trivalis; Schedonorus arundinaceus, pratensis.

Mainly Agrostis.

synonyms

Oscinella agrostis Nartshuk, 1955.

references

Buhr (1964b), Nartshuk & Andersson (2012a), Spooner & Bowdrey (2012a).

31/05/2014

mod 18.vii.2017