Tetramesa giraudi (von Schlechtendal, 1891)

on Schedonorus

gall

Above the 2nd or 3rd node there are several larval chambers in the culm, one above the other, each with one larva or pupa. The culm is locally sclerified, and its weak swelling is almost hidden by the surrounding leaf sheath.

hostplants

Poaceae, monophagous

Schedonorus arundinaceus subsp. orientalis, giganteus, pratensis.

synonyms

Harmolita, Isosoma, giraudi.

references

Buhr (1964a), Claridge (1961a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Henneicke, Dawah & Jervis (1992a), Houard (1908a), Popescu & Fusu (2003a), Tomasi (2014a).

mod 24.v.2018