Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Glyphipterix forsterella

Glyphipterix forsterella (Fabricius, 1781)

sedge fanner

on sedge


The larva lives in the inflorescence, feeding on the developing fruitlets; here also the pupation.

host plants

Cyperaceae, monophagous

Carex remota, vulpina.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Bengtsson & Johansson (2011a), Ernst (2009a), Huisman & Koster (2000a), Huisman, Koster, van Nieukerken & Ellis (2009a), van Nieukerken, Gielis, Huisman ao (1993a), Takács & Szabóky (2018a).

Last modified 26.xi.2019