Dasiops latifrons (Meigen, 1826)
on Cynodon, Cyperus, Elyrtigia
Cynodon dactylon (from Houard, 1908a)
The internodes of the tips of runners or young shoots are strongly shortened. The leaf sheaths are short and strongly broadened, imbricatedly overlapping; the leaf blades are missing. The result is a braid-like gall of about one decimeter. A single larva, that pupates in the ground.
Cyperaceae, narrowly polyphagous
Lonchaea lasiophthalma (Macquart, 1835), L. parvicornis Meigen, 1826.
Buhr (1964b), Cogolludo (1921a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Houard (1908a), Morge (1959a), Spooner & Bowdrey (2012a), Tavares (1905a), Tomasi (2012a, 2014a).