Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Diuraphis holci

Diuraphis holci (Hille Ris Lambers, 1956)

on Holcus


The highest internodes are shortened, the corresponding leaf sheaths are shorter, wider and distinctly inflated, their blades are short with a blunt tip. Within the leaf sheath live slender, wax-powdered aphids; they are 1-2 mm long, green, with a dark green head.


Poaceae, monophagous

Holcus lanatus, mollis.

Mainly H. lanatus.


Brachycolus, Holcaphis, holci.


Blackman & Eastop (2014), Börner & Franz (1956a), Buhr (1964b), Heie (1992a), Hille Ris Lambers (1956a), Roskam (2009a), Tambs-Lyche (1970a), Tomasi (2012a, 2014a).

Last modified 13.i.2019