Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Schizaphis caricis

Schizaphis caricis (Schouteden, 1906)

on Carex, Scirpus


Apterae 1-2 mm, shiny blackish brown to blackish green. In small compact groups at the base of the leaves, often more or less subterranean because of ants’ activities.

host plants

Cyperaceae, oligophagous

Carex elongata, hirta, lasiocarpa, paniculata subsp. lusitanica, rostrata; Scirpus.


Barbagallo & Pollini (2014a), Blackman & Eastop (2017), Börner & Franz (1956a), Heie (1986a), Lampel & Meier (2007a), Nieto Nafría, Mier Durante, García Prieto & Pérez Hidalgo (2005a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

Last modified 24.i.2019