Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Errhomenus brachypterus

Errhomenus brachypterus Fieber, 1866

on Calamagrostis


Larvae and adults free on the leaves.

host plants

Poaceae, monophagous

Calamagrostis arundinacea.

However, Malenovský & Lauterer speculate that the species might live polyphagously on the roots of trees.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


den Bieman, de Haas, Langbroek & van Leeuwen (2021b), Cobben & Rozeboom (1983a), della Giustina (1989a), Seljak (2004a), Malenovský & Lauterer (2012a), Mühlethaler, Holzinger, Nickel & Wachmann (2018a).

Last modified 7.xii.2021