Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Metalimnus formosus

Metalimnus formosus (Boheman, 1845)

on Carex

parasite

Larvae and adults free on the leaves.

host plants

Cyperaceae, monophagous

Carex acuta, elata, nigra, paniculata, riparia, rostrata, vesicaria.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

references

Gillerfors (2005a), Guglielmino, Scarici, de Santis & Bückle (2017a), Mühlethaler, Holzinger, Nickel & Wachmann (2018a), Le Quesne (1969a), Söderman (2007a), Walczak, Gębicki, Wojciechowski & Świerczewski (2015a).

Last modified 8.ii.2023