Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Oscinella vastator

Oscinella vastator (Curtis, 1845)

on grassen

gall

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

host plants

Poaceae, oligophagous

Agrostis capillaris; Alopecurus pratensis; Bromopsis inermis; Festuca rubra; Lolium multiflorum, perenne; Phleum pratense; Poa trivialis; Schedonorus pratensis.

Preference for Lolium and Schedonorus.

references

Buhr (1964b), Nartshuk & Andersson (2012a), Nartshuk & Panteleeva (2017a), Spooner & Bowdrey (2012a).

Last modified 4.iv.2020