Epicalamus phalaridis Sylvén, 1997
spatulae of 3 larvae; from Sylvén ao (1997a)
up to 4 mm large, orange larvae in sometimes very large groups within the leaf sheath, mainly just above the nodes. Locally the stem becomes darkened and soft, causing lodging of the culm. Univoltine, pupation in a cocoon in the soil.
Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2021a: 177), Sylvén, Hellqvist, Sellerholm & Tastás-Duque (1997a).