Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Sipha littoralis

Sipha littoralis (Walker, 1848)

on Poaceae

Sipha littoralis

from Wieczorek (2010a)


Apterae 1-2 mm (dark) green with brownish markings and brownish head and thorax; they live in the leaf sheaths.

host plants

Poaceae, oligphagous

Ammophila arenaria; Calamagrostis epigeios; Festuca rubra; Spartina anglica, maritima; Puccinellia maritima .


Species of the sea coast; supports temporary submergence.


Blackman & Eastop (2017), Heie (1982a), Stroyan (1977a), Wieczorek (2010a).

Last modified 27.xii.2020