Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Dasineura dactylidis

Dasineura dactylidis Metcalfe, 1933

Diptera, Cecidomyiidae

on Dactylis

gall

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

hostplants

Poaceae, monophagous

Dactylis glomerata.

references

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

03/09/2015

Last modified 28.vi.2017