Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Planetella kneuckeri

Planetella kneuckeri (Rübsaamen, 1899)

on Carex

Planetella kneuckeri galls on Carex echinata

galls on Carex echinata (from Kieffer, 1901a)


acuminate egg-shaped, unilocular gall, 2 x 1.2 mm large, at the base of the stem.

host plants

Cyperaceae, narrowly monophagous

Carex echinata.


Buhr (1964b), Gagné (2010a), Kieffer (1901a, 1909a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2021a: 67), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a).

Last modified 15.ix.2021