Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Asynapta thuraui

Asynapta thuraui Rübsaamen, 1893

on Calamagrostis


Larvae have been found inside the unmodified leaf sheats. Because generally Asynapta species are detritivores, probably also here there exists no parasitic relationship.

host plants

Poaceae, monophagous

Calamagrostis epigeios.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Red, without a spatula. See Möhn, Rübsaamen.


Gagné (2010a), Gagné & Jaschhof (2015a), Möhn (1955a), Roskam (2019a_, Rübsaamen (1893a), Skuhravá (2006a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1999a, 2021a: 58).

Last modified 14.ix.2021