Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Bactra robustana

Bactra robustana (Christoph, 1872)

saltern marble

on Bolboschoenus


Larvae in the stems and rhizomes. Pupation in the stem; affected stems turn yellow.

host plants

Cyperaceae, monophagous

Bolboschoenus maritimus.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Bentley (2008a), Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1979a), Corley (2005a), Gerstberger (2003a), Hancock & Bland (2015b), Jansen & Asselbergs (1993a), Kasy (1959a), Martin & Stoecklin (2014a), Rickert (2010a, 2011a), Szőcs (1977a), Wegner (2010a, 2015a).

Last modified 28.xii.2022