Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Mayetiola alopecuri

Mayetiola alopecuri Ertel, 1975

on Alopecurus


the yellowish larva, 3-4 mm long, lives within a leaf sheath, low on the plant. No words about galling. Pupation internal.

host plants

Poaceae, monophagous

Alopecurus pratensis.


the larva is described by Ertel.


Ertel (1975a), Gagné & Jaschhof (2014a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2021a: 31), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a).

Last modified 9.ix.2021