Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Mayetiola lanceolatae

Mayetiola lanceolatae (Rübsaamen, 1895)

on Calamagrostis

Mayetiola lanceolatae on Calamagrostis canescens

Calamagrostis canescens (from Rübsaamen, 1895a)


In the top of a culm a number of internodes are shortened so strongly that a dense bunch develops. The outer leaves have their blades disfigured and bloated, the inner ones only have sheaths. In the centre one to many white larvae. Pupation in the gall.

The larva is described by Ertel (1975a).

Mayetiola lanceolatae: spatula

spatula (from Kieffer, 1901a)

host plants

Poaceae, monophagous

Calamagrostis canescens, epigeios, villosa.


Oligotrophus lanceolatae.


Buhr (1964b), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Ertel (1975a), Houard (1908a), Kieffer (1901a), Redfern & Shriley (2011a), Rübsaamen (1895a,b), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2021a: 58), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dončev & Dimitrova (1991a, 1992a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Jørgensen (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Skrzypczyńska & Szadziewski (2008a).

Last modified 1.x.2021