Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Oscinella trochanterata

Oscinella trochanterata Collin, 1946

on Phalaris


larvae (maggots, with a well-developed cephalic skeleton) in the unsheathed inflorescence; the parts of the plant above are browning (Nartshuk & Andersson).

host plants

Poaceae, ± monophagous

Phalaroides arundinacea.

Less often also Bromopsis inermis, and Zea mays.


Buhr (1965a), Ismay (0000a), Nartshuk & Andersson (2012a), Nartshuk, Khruleva & Barkalov (2014a), Nartshuk, Polevoi & Przhiboro (2020a), Spooner & Bowdrey (2012a).

Last modified 16.vii.2021