Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Chilacis typhae

Chilacis typhae (Perris, 1857)

bulrush bug, reedmace bug

on Typha


Larvae and adults in the inflorescence. Strong preference for ‘cigars’ that already have been seriously damaged by the larvae of Limnaecia phragmitella Larson & Scudder).

host plants

Typhaceae, monophagous

Typha latifolia.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).


Achtziger & Scholze (1997a), Alderweireldt (2001a), Alexander (2008a), Aukema, Hermes, Chen & Nieser (2012a), Baugnée, Dethier, Constant, ao (2000a), Drees (2001a), Livory (2014a), Ødegaard & Endrestøl (2007a), Frieß & Brandner (2014a), Larson & Scudder (2018a), Péricart (1998a), Rabitsch (2001a), Taszakowski, Kaszyca, Michalska & Herczek (2016a), Valdueza & Vivas (2013a), Wheeler-Jr (2002a), Zeinstra (2002a).

Last modified 25.iv.2022