Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Mayetiola graminis

Mayetiola graminis (Fourcroy, 1785)

on Poa

Mayetiola graminis: galls on Poa spec.

Poa spec., North Macedonia, Pelister National Park, 1500 m a.s.l., 31.vii.2019 ©
Cor Zonneveld

Mayetiola graminis: gall on Poa spec.

detail

Mayetiola graminis: gall on Poa spec.

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Mayetiola graminis gall

Poa nemoralis, Belgium, prov Namur, Villers-sur-Lesse © Jean-Yves Baugnée

Mayetiola graminis gall

somewhat older gall

Mayetiola graminis: larvae in its gall on Poa nemoralis

Poa nemoralis, Belgium, prov. Hainaut, Chimay, RN “Étang de Virelles” © Stéphane Claerebout

gall

The culm has got a vertical furrow near the base, at either side of which a mass of rootlets emerge. Univoltine

host plants

Poaceae, monophagous

Poa alpina, cenisia, nemoralis, pratensis, trivialis.

larva

The larva is described by Ertel (1975a); pupation in a puparium.
Mayetiola graminis: prosternum

the prosternum has no spatula (from Möhn, 1955a)

synonym

Mayetiola, Poomyia, poae (Bosc d’Antic, 1817).

predators

Torymus poae.

references

Barnes (1958a), Béguinot (2002h, 2012a), Bellmann (2012a), Buhr (1965a), Carbonnelle, George, Giot & Romain (2018a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Dietrich (2016a), Doğanlar (2017a), Ertel (1975a), Gagné (2010a), de Vere Graham & Gijswijt (1998a), Hellrigl (2006a), Hesse (1969a), Horeman (1990a), Houard (1908a), Lambinon, Schneider & Feitz (2001b), Lehmann & Hannover (2016a), Möhn (1955a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2009a), Roskam & Carbonnelle (2015a), Simova-Tošić & Skuhravá (2001a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2000a, 2007a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Postolovski (2007a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1988a, 1994a, 1997a, 1999a, 2005b, 2010a,b, 2021a: 191), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dončev & Dimitrova (1991a, 1992a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Hellrigl (2001a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Neacsu (1972a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Skrzypczyńska & Szadziewski (2008a), Stănescu (2009a), Tomasi (2003a, 2014a).

Last modified 7.v.2022