Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Cephus spinipes

Cephus spinipes (Panzer, 1800)

on grasses


The larvae bore in the culms; there also the pupation.

host plants

Poaceae, oligophagous

Dactylis glomerata; Phleum pratense.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Cephus cultratus auct.


Bal√°zs & Haris (2019a), Burggraaf-van Nierop & van Achterberg (1990a), Chevin (1975a), Gyurkovics & Haris (2012a), Haris (2012a), Liston (1959a), Pschorn-Walcher & Altenhofer (2006a), Savina & Chevin (2012a), Schwarz (1999a).

Last modified 15.i.2023