Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Megamelodes lequesnei

Megamelodes lequesnei Wagner, 1963

on Carex, Juncus


Larvae and adults free on the leaves.

host plants

narrowly polyphagous

Carex ? hirta; Juncus effusus, inflexus, subnodulosus.


Hibernation as imago.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


den Bieman & Booy (1984a), Bückle & Guglielmino (2005a), Guglielmino, Scarici, de Santis & Bückle (2017a). Mühlethaler, Holzinger, Nickel & Wachmann (2018a), Nickel & Remane (2002a).

Last modified 28.ii.2021