Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Tetramesa petiolata

Tetramesa petiolata (Walker, 1832)

on Deschampsia

gall

larva solitary, generally in the lower internode of the culm; no swelling. The larva hibernates in the culm and pupates in spring.

host plants

Poaceae, monophagous

Deschampsia cespitosa.

references

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

Last modified 20.iii.2021