Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Tetramesa longula

Tetramesa longula (Dalman, 1820)

on Dactylis


solitary larvae in the lower two, rarely also third or fourth, internode; no galling. Probably two generations; hibernation as larva.

host plants

Poaceae, monophagous

Dactylis glomerata.


Claridge (1961a), Dawah (1987a), Henneicke, Dawah & Jervis (1992a), Koponen & Vikberg (2016a), Popescu (2004a).

Last modified 20.iii.2021