Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Glyphipterix nicaeella

Glyphipterix nicaeella Möscher, 1866

on Juncus


The larvae bore in the base of the stem.

host plants

Juncaceae, monophagous

Juncus trifidus.


Hibernation as full-grown larva; pupation in spring in a reticulate cocoon among the stem bases.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2021).

larva, pupa

see Schmid.


Schmid (2019a), Takács & Szabóky (2018a).

Last modified 26.ii.2021