Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Tetramesa angustipenne

Tetramesa angustipenne (Walker, 1832)

on Alopecurus

gall

Larva solitary in a spacious cavity in a culm, just above a node. One generation, hibernation in the culm. No obvious galling.

host plants

Poaceae, monophagous

Alopecurus geniculatus, pratensis.

synonyms

Tetramesa angustipennis.

parasitoids, predators

Chlorocytus planus; Mesopolobus graminum.

references

Claridge (1961a), Dawah (1987a).

Last modified 30.vi.2022