Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Herbomyia robusta

Herbomyia robusta Möhn, 1955

on Carex


Larvae freely in the leaf sheaths; there also they hibernate, then pupate, within a cocoon.

host plants

Cyperaceae, monophagous

Carex elata.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).


Haarder, Bruun, Harris & Skuhravá (2016a), Möhn (1955c), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2021a: 65), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a).

Last modified 15.ix.2021