Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Crypsedra gemmea

Crypsedra gemmea (Treitschke, 1825)

cameo

on grassen

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

Poaceae, oligophagous
Host plants in nature are not known; on captivity successfully reared in

Alopecurus pratensis; Avenella flexuosa; Deschampsia cespitosa; Holcus lanatus; Ochlopoa annua; Phleum pratense; Poa pratensis.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

synonyms

Polymixis gemmea.

references

Ebert (ed., 1997b), Lepiforum (2021).

Last modified 23.viii.2021