Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Neophilaenus lineatus

Neophilaenus lineatus (Linnaeus, 1758)

on “grasses”


Larvae and adults free on the leaves; larvae in a mass of froth.

host plants


Agrostis; Ammophila arenaria; Calamagrostis; Carex; Deschampsia; Festuca; Holcus; ? Juncus; Trichophorum cespitosum.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Lehmann & Achtziger (2016a),Malenovský, Baňař & Kment (2011a), Malenkovský & Lauterer (2012a), Mazzoni (2005a), Mühlethaler, Holzinger, Nickel & Wachmann (2018a), Nickel & Niedringhaus (2009a), Söderman (2007a).

Last modified 16.i.2021