Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Oscinella nitidissima

Oscinella nitidissima (Meigen, 1838)

on Agrostis

gall

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

host plants

Poaceae, oligophagous

Agrostis capillaris, gigantea; 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), Nartshuk & Panteleeva (2017a), Spooner & Bowdrey (2012a).

Last modified 4.iv.2020