Oscinella pusilla (Meigen, 1830)

on Poaceae


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

host plants

Poaceae, oligophagous

Agropyron”; Elytrigia repens; Hordeum murinum, vulgare; Lolium; Phalaris; Poa; Schedonorus arundinaceus subsp. orientalis, pratensis; Secale cereale; Triticum turgidum subsp. durum; Zea mays.

Preference for Hordeae.


Oscinella grossa Mesnil, 1935.


Buhr (1964bm 1965a), Nartshuk & Andersson (2012a), Nartshuk & Panteleeva (2017a), Roskam (2019a).

mod 4.iv.2020