Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Mayetiola bromicola

Mayetiola bromicola Roberti, 1953

on Anisantha, Bromopsis

Mayetiola bromicola galls on Anisantha tectorum

Anisantha tectorum, France, dép. Nord, Zuydcote © Sébastien Carbonnelle


The larvae live gregariously between the stem and the leaf sheath above the first or second node, causing the leaf sheath to inflate.

The larva is described by Ertel (1975a).

host plants

Poaceae, narrowly oligophagous

Anisantha sterilis, tectorum; Bromopsis inermis, ramosa; Bromus secalinus.


Ertel (1975a), Gagné (2010a), Skuhravá (2007a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1994a, 1999a, 2021a: 56).

Last modified 14.ix.2021