Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Muellerianella fairmairei

Muellerianella fairmairei (Perris, 1857)

on Holcus


Larvae and adults free on the leaves.

host plants

Poaceae, monophagous

Holcus lanatus, mollis.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


The winter eggs are deposited on Juncus effusus, but this plant is vacated immediately upon emergence.


Asche (1982a), Gillerfors (2008a), Malenovský (2006a), Malenkovský & Lauterer (2012a), Mühlethaler, Holzinger, Nickel & Wachmann (2018a), Nickel & Niedringhaus (2009a), Söderman (2007a), Walczak, Gębicki, Wojciechowski & Świerczewski (2015a).

Last modified 13.iii.2021