Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Zyginidia scutellaris

Zyginidia scutellaris (Herrich-Schäffer, 1838)

on “grasses”

parasite

Larvae and adults free on the leaves.

host plants

narrowly polyphagous

Agrostis capillaris, stolonifera; Avena fatua; Bothriochloa ischaemum; Brachypodium pinnatum; Bromopsis erecta; Carex arenaria; Dactylis glomerata; Echinochloa crus-galli; Festuca rubra; Glyceria; Holcus; Lolium perenne; Molinia caerulea; Phalaroides arundinacea; Poa; Schedonorus arundinaceus, pratensis; Zea mays.

phenology

Bivoltine; hibernates as imago.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

references

Baugnée (2003b), Cook (1993a), della Giustina (1989a), Malenovský (2009a), Mühlethaler, Holzinger, Nickel & Wachmann (2018a), Nickel & Niedringhaus (2009a), Le Quesne & Payne (1981a).

Last modified 31.i.2021