Planetella granifex (Kieffer, 1898)

on Carex

Planetella granifex: galls on Carex echinata

Carex echinata (from Houard, 1908a).

gall

hard, brown, unilocular swellings of the base of the stem, often just below ground level, 4 x 1.5 mm large. Larva solitary.

hostplants

Cyperaceae, monophagous

Carex acuta, x auroniensis, divulsa, echinata, elata, filiformis, nigra, pallescens, praecox.

Seemingly most on C. pallescens.

synonyms

Pseudhormomyia granifex.

references

Buhr (1964b), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gagné (2010a), Houard (1908a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Rübsaamen (1911h), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2004a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1999a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Neacsu (1972a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Skrzypczyńska & Szadziewski (2008a).

mod 24.v.2018