Planetella tarda (Rübsaamen, 1899)

on Carex

Planetella tarda: gall on Carex acuta

Carex acuta, Belgium, prov. Namur, Matagne-la-Grande © Sébastien Carbonnelle

Planetella tarda: galls on Carex acuta

two galls in more detail

Planetella tarda: gall on Carex cespitosa

Carex cespitosa, Denmark © Hans-Henrik Bruun

Planetella tarda: opened gal

opened gall with larva

gall

fusiform galll, attached to the base of the stem.

hostplants

Cyperaceae, monophagous

Carex acuta, cespitosa, vesicaria.

larva

Planetella tarda: spatula

spatula with papillae (from Möhn, 1955a)

synonyms

Jaapiola tarda.

inquilines

Sterrhaulus corneolus.

references

Bruun, Haarder, Jørgensen & Skuhravá (2014a), Buhr (1964b), Gagné (2010a), Möhn (1955a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a).

mod 10.v.2018