Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Mayetiola buhri

Mayetiola buhri Ertel, 1975

Diptera, Cecidomyiidae

on Melica

gall

the larva, about 4 mm long, lives within a leaf sheath, low on the plant, causing a light swelling. Pupation within the gall.

hostplants

Poaceae, monophagous

Melica uniflora.

notes

the larva is described by Ertel.

references

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

30/08/2015ø

Last modified 28.vi.2017