Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Melillaia desbrochersi

Melillaia desbrochersi (Lethierry, 1889)

on grasses, etc.

parasite

Larvae and adults at the leaves.

host plants

Poaceae, oligophagous

Castellia tuberculosa; Piptatherum miliaceum.

Also Helichrysum errerae.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

synonyms

Melillaia matsumuri (Metcalf, 1955).

references

d’Urso, Gjonov & Mifsud (2019a), d’Urso & Guglielmino (1995a).

Last modified 10.i.2022