Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Acanthococcus inermis

Acanthococcus inermis (Green, 1915)

on grasses

Acanthococcus inermis: ovisac

ovisac, cut open (from Malumphy ea).


Adult female oblong-oval, 3 mm, at the leaves; ovisac ± white, on a dried leaf or stem.

host plants

Poaceae, oligophagous

Agrostis curtisii; Avenella flexuosa; Calamagrostis; Festuca ovina; Koeleria askoldensis.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Anophococcus, Eriococcus, inermis.


Jansen (1999b), Kozár, Kaydan, Konczné Benedicty & Szita (2013a), Malumphy, Ostrauskas & Pye (2010a), Żak-Ogaza & Koteja (1964a).

Last modified 6.iii.2020