Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Simyra albovenosa

Simyra albovenosa (Goeze, 1781)

reed dagger

on marsh plants

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

polyphagous

Carex acutiformis; Elytrigia repens; Glyceria maxima; Iris; Juncus effusus; Lathyrus pratensis; Lysimachia vulgaris; Lythrum salicaria; Menyanthes trifoliata; Phalaroides arundinacea; Phragmites australis; Rumex hydrolapathum; Sagina; Salix viminalis; Typha laxmanii.

In captivity also Beckmannia eruciformis; Bolboschoenus maritimus; Calamagrostis epigeios; Carex vulpina; Polygonum aviculare.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

references

Bentley (2008a), Ebert (ed., 1997b), Heindel, Bolz & Hacker (2005a), Lepiforum (2021), Savchuk & Kajgorodova (2013a), Žikić, Ritt, Colacci, ao (2019a).

Last modified 1.iii.2023