Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Dasineura dactylidis

Dasineura dactylidis Metcalfe, 1933

on Dactylis


in the grass floret, covered by the flower bracts, lives a solitary pinkish larva, feeding on the developing fruit. Univoltine.

host plants

Poaceae, monophagous

Dactylis glomerata.


Barnes (1940b), Bruun, Haarder, Jørgensen & Skuhravá (2014a), Gagné & Jaschhof (2014a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2021a: 92).

Last modified 18.ix.2021