Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Pediasia contaminella

Pediasia contaminella (Hübner, 1796)

waste grass-veneer

on grasses

parasite

Larvae in a silken tube at the foot of the plants.

host plants

Poaceae, oligophagous

Festuca; Poa.

phenology

Hibernation as larva.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

references

Baldizzone & Scalercio (2018a), Fiumi (2018a), Petersen, Friese & Rinnhofer (1973a), Wegner (2010a).

Last modified 12.iv.2021