Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Thripsaphis caricis

Thripsaphis caricis (Mordvilko. 1921)

on Carex


Apterae ± 3 mm, dark greyish brown, covered by bluish grey wax powder; body spindle shaped, antennae sort; living on the leaves.

host plants

Cyperaceae, monophagous

Carex rostrata, vesicaria.


Trichocallis caricis; Thripsaphis caricicola: Heie (1982a), Lampel & Meier (2003a) nec Mordvilko, 1921; Thripsaphis gelrica Hille Ris Lambers, 1956.


Blackman & Eastop (2017), Börner & Franz (1956a), Heie (1982a), Hille Ris Lambers (1956a), Stroyan (1977a), Tambs-Lyche & Heie (1984a), Lampel & Meier (2003a), Osiadacz & Hałaj (2012a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

Last modified 17.i.2019