Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Metopolophium fasciatum

Metopolophium fasciatum Stroyan, 1982

on Arrhenatherum, etc.


Apterae 2-3 mm, pale green with a darker green spinal stripe, frequently with yellow spots at bases of siphunculi.


Poaceae, oligophagous

Arrhenatherum elatius.

Less often also other grasses like Phalaris canariensis.


Aguirre-Segura, Pascual & Cueto (1993a), Blackman & Eastop (2017), Heie (1994a).

Last modified 9.ii.2018