Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Mayetiola hordei

Mayetiola hordei Kieffer, 1909

on Hordeum


The basal part of the stem is more or less swollen. Between the leaf sheath and the stem live here a variable number of larvae, each in an oval shallow saddle-shaped depression of the stem. Pupation within the gal.

host plants

Poaceae, oligophagous

Hordeum vulgare.


Buhr (1964b), Gagné (2010a), Kieffer (1909a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Skuhravá, Bayram, Çam ao (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Jørgensen (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Kettani (2017a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a).

Last modified 4.iii.2019