Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Planetella caricis

Planetella caricis (Rübsaamen, 1911)

on Carex

Planetella caricis: galls on Carex cf acutiformis

Carex cf acutiformis, Poland, Białowieża, Zebra Zubra, ix.2019 © Sébastien Carbonelle

Planetella caricis: gall on Carex cf acutiformis

opened gall with larva

gall

acuminate-oval galls, c. 3 mm long, with a point erect-attached tot the stem base; larva solitary.

hostplants

Cyperaceae, monophagous

Carex acuta, acutiformis, echinata, flacca.

larva

Planetella caricis: spatula

spatula with papillae (from Möhn, 1955a)

synonyms

Colomyia, Pseudhormomyia,caricis.

references

Buhr (1964b), Gagné (2010a), Kieffer (1901c), Möhn (1955a), Roskam (2009a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a).

Last modified 28.viii.2020