Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Palloptera scutellata

Palloptera scutellata (Macquart, 1835)

on Juncus


The larvae live in or near the rhizome; it still is not clear whether that are phytophages or carnivores!.

host plants

Juncaceae, monophagous

Juncus effusus.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).


de Jong & van Aartsen (2007a), Smit, van Zuijlen & Hanssens (2009a).

Last modified 8.iii.2021