Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Dimorphopterus spinolae

Dimorphopterus spinolae (Signoret, 1857)

on Calamagrostis, etc.

Dimorphopterus spinolae

Greece, Lefkas, Katouna, 1.vi.2023 © Laurens van der Linde

parasite

Larvae and adults mainly at the feet of the stems.

host plants

Poaceae, oligophagous

Ammophila arenaria; Calamagrostis epigeios; Leymus angustus, arenarius.

Less frequently Achnatherum splendens; Melica nutans; Phalaroides arundinacea; ? Phragmites australis.
Also mentioned from Juncus; Pilosella officinarum; Sinapis.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2022).

synonyms

Dimorphopterus spinolai.

references

Aukema, Martens, Klunder & Prijs (2017a), Kment & Baňař (2012a), Lodos, Önder, Pehlivan, ao (1999a), Malenovský, Baňař & Kment (2011a), Péricart (1998a), Sárospataki (1999a), Viskens, Bruers & Aukema (2012a).

Last modified 27.v.2024