Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Tetramesa romana

Tetramesa romana (Walker, 1873)

on Arundo

gall

The tips of the young shoots are swollen; the elongation of the internodes is inhibited.

host plants

Poaceae, monophagous

Arundo donax, plinii.

notes

The species is parthenogenetic. In subtropical regions deployed in the biological control of the highly invasive Giant Cane.

references

Claridge (1961a), Goolsby & Moran (2009a), Moran & Goolsby (2009a), Racelis, Moran, Goolsby, ao (2011a).

Last modified 15.vii.2020