Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Megamelodes quadrimaculatus

Megamelodes quadrimaculatus (Signoret, 1865)

on marsh plants


Larvae and adults free on the leaves.

host plants


Agrostis capillaris; Carex; ? Festuca rubra; Mentha aquatica; Ochlopoa annua; Poa pratensis, ? trivialis; ? Schedonorus pratensis.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Asche (1982a), den Bieman & Booy (1984a), Bückle & Guglielmino (2005a), Malenovský (2006a), Malenkovský & Lauterer (2012a), Mühlethaler, Holzinger, Nickel & Wachmann (2018a), Nickel & Niedringhaus (2009a), Nickel & Remane (2002a).

Last modified 28.ii.2021