Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Friedlanderia cicatricella

Friedlanderia cicatricella (Hübner, 1824)

club-rush veneer

on Schoenoplectus


The larva bores on the stem, causing it to colour conspicuously yellow. Pupation in the stem; in preparation an oval exit opening is made a few cm above place of the pupa.

host plants

Cyperaceae, monophagous

Schoenoplectus lacustris.

? Also Phragmites australis.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Acigona cicatricella.


Fiumi (2018a), Huisman & Koster (1999a), Petersen, Friese & Rinnhofer (1973a), Schütze (1931a), Wieser (2016a).

Last modified 30.viii.2021