Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Limothrips cerealium

Limothrips cerealium Haliday, 1836

on grasses

parasite

Larvae and adults penetrate a grass floret and feed on the embryo. They may feed also on other green parts of the plant.

host plants

Poaceae, oligophagous

Agrostis castellana; Arrhenatherum elatius; Avena sativa, sterilis; Bromus secalinus; Dactylis glomerata; Festuca heteromalla; Hordeum murinum; Lolium multiflorum, perenne; Schedonorus arundinaceus; Triticum aestivum.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

references

Elekci̇oğlu (2020a), Jenser & Tzanakakis (1985a), Karadjova & Krumov (2015a), Mantel (1965a), Mound, Morison, Pitkin & Palmer (1976a), Rao, Alderman & Murphy (2010a), Raspudić, Ivezić, Brmež & Trdan (2009a), Stanisławek & Kucharczyk (2010a), zur Strassen (1993a), Thrips of the British Isles (2020), Tunç, Bahşi̇ & Göçmen (2012a), Ulitzka (2013a.

Last modified 17.xii.2020