Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Chilodes maritima

Chilodes maritima (Tauscher, 1806)

silky wainscoat

on Phragmites

parasite

the larva bores in the culm; according to some sources it primarily lives a carnivorous life.

host plants

Poaceae, monophagous

Phragmites australis.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

synonyms

Chilodes maritimus.

references

Ebert (ed., 1997b), Fernández Vidal (2014a), Huemer (2001a), Huemer & Mayr (1999a), Lepiforum (2021), Peslier (2000b), Sammut, Sammut, Catania, ao (2003a).

Last modified 4.xii.2021