Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Macrosteles alpinus

Macrosteles alpinus (Zetterstedt, 1828)

on Juncus


Larvae and adults free on the leaves.

host plants

Juncaceae, monophagous

Juncus filiformis, squarrosus.

Contrariwise, Mühlethaler ao exclusively mention Carex.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Gillerfors (2008a), Mühlethaler, Holzinger, Nickel & Wachmann (2018a), Söderman (2007a), świerczewski & Gębicki (2003a), Trolle & Ketil (1994a).

Last modified 2.ii.2021