Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Schoenobius gigantella

Schoenobius gigantella (Denis & Schifferm├╝ller, 1775)

giant water-veneer

on Phragmites

parasite

Larvae bore in a culm; they are able to migrate from a culm to another one.

host plants

Poaceae, monophagous

Phragmites australis.

? Also Glyceria maxima (Fiumi).

phenology

The larvae hibernate twice.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

references

Fiumi (2018a), Sch├╝tze (1931a).

Last modified 12.iv.2021