Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Oscinella festucae

Oscinella festucae Balachovsky & Mesnil, 1935

on Poaceae


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

host plants

Poaceae, oligophagous

Festuca rubra; Lolium perenne; Schedonorus (= Festuca) arundinaceus, giganteus, pratensis; Leymus “sibiricus”


Buhr (1964b), Nartshuk & Panteleeva (2017a), Roskam (2019a).

Last modified 4.iv.2020