Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Balclutha punctata

Balclutha punctata (Fabricius, 1775)

on grasses


Larvae and adults free on the leaves; the species is attended by ants.

host plants

Poaceae. oligophagous

Agrostis capillaris; Avenella flexuosa; Calamagrostis arundinacea, canescens, epigeios, neglecta; Holcus mollis.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Baugnee (2003a), Malenovský (2006a), Malenovský, Baňař & Kment (2011a), Malenkovský & Lauterer (2012a), Mazzoni (2005a), Mühlethaler, Holzinger, Nickel & Wachmann (2018a), Nickel & Niedringhaus (2009a), Söderman (2007a), Steiner, Schlick-Steiner, Holzinger, ao (2004a).

Last modified 21.i.2021