Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Cordilura picticornis

Cordilura picticornis Loew, 1864

on Carex


Larvae in galleries, filled with brown frass in the stems. extending up to 10 cm above the water; in the top the puparium.

host plants

Cyperaceae, monophagous

Carex aquatilis.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Ball (2014a).

Last modified 9.ii.2021