Mayetiola graminis (Fourcroy, 1785)

on Poa

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 poae (Bosc d’Antic, 1817).

references

Barnes (1958a), Béguinot (2002h, 2012a), Bellmann (2012a), Buhr (1965a), Carbonnelle, George, Giot & Romain (2018a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Dietrich (2016a), Ertel (1975a), Gagné (2010a), Hellrigl (2006a), 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), 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).

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