Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Mayetiola bifida

Mayetiola bifida (Kieffer,1909)

on Calamagrostis


Upper part of the culm, hidden by the leaf sheath, with one or or more oval, shallow depressions (not covered by the epidermis, and with a little prominent rim), containing one larva or pupa. The puparium is smooth and shining, its rear end two-pronged.


Poaceae, monophagous

Calamagrostis canescens.”


Buhr (1964b), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Ertel (1975a), Gagné & Jaschhof (2014a), Kieffer (1909a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2021a: 58), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a).

Last modified 14.ix.2021