Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Eriopeltis varleyi

Eriopeltis varleyi Manawadu, 1986

on Brachypodium

Eriopeltis varleyi: ovisac

ovisac (from Manawadu)

parasite

Females oval, 3-6 mm long, on top of a grass leaf. The make a ± 1.5 mm log, felty, white or dirty cream ovisac.

host plants

Poaceae, monophagous

Brachypodium pinnatum.

phenology

Univoltine;hibernation as egg.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).

references

Manawadu (1986a), ScaleNet (2019).

Last modified 8.i.2019