Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Chilo phragmitella

Chilo phragmitella (Hübner, 1805)

reed veneer

on Glyceria, Phragmites

parasite

Larvae in the culms; there also the pupation.

host plants

Poaceae, oligophagous

Glyceria maxima; Phragmites australis.

phenology

The development of the larva takes two years.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva, pupa

Pictures on Lepiforum; see also Patočka & Turčáni.

synonyms

Chilo phragmitellus.

references

Lepiforum (2020), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Petersen, Friese & Rinnhofer (1973a), Schütze (1931a), Uffeln (1930a).

Last modified 10.ii.2020