Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Platytes alpinella

Platytes alpinella (Hübner, 1813)

hook-tpped grass-veneer

on mosses, grasses

host plants

? polyphagous
Presumably, the larvae primarily feed on mosses, in particular Tortula; but perhaps they also deed on the lower parts pf grasses like Corynephorus canescens; Festuca filiformis

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

references

Pratt, Yates & Triplet (2000a), Wegner (2010a).

Last modified 1.xi.2021