Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Mayetiola buhri

Mayetiola buhri Ertel, 1975

on Melica


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

host plants

Poaceae, monophagous

Melica uniflora.


the larva is described by Ertel.


Ertel (1975a), Gagné & Jaschhof (2014a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2021a: 167), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a).

Last modified 27.ix.2021