Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Macrosteles sexnotatus

Macrosteles sexnotatus (Fallén, 1806)

on “grasses”

parasite

Larvae and adults free on the leaves.

host plants

narrowly polyphagous

Avena sativa; Dactylis glomerata; Festuca rubra; Lolium perenne.

Also on Cyperaceae.

phenology

Bivoltine; hibernation as egg.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

references

Baugnée (2003c), Becker (1974a), Malenovský, Baňař & Kment (2011a), Malenkovský & Lauterer (2012a), Mühlethaler, Holzinger, Nickel & Wachmann (2018a), Nickel & Niedringhaus (2009a).

Last modified 17.i.2021