Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Tetramesa brachypodii

Tetramesa brachypodii (von Schlechtendal, 1891)

on Brachypodium

gall

The tip of the stem with a fusiform leaf mass. In its centre the culm is strongly thickened and contains a single larval chamber, with one larva or pupa.

hostplants

Poaceae, monophagous

Brachypodium pinnatum, sylvaticum.

synonyms

Harmolita, Isosoma, brachypodii.

references

Buhr (1964a), Claridge (1961a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Houard (1908a), Roskam (2009a), Tomasi (2014a).

Last modified 24.v.2018