Agrostis capillaris Linnaeus 1753 (Family Poaceae)

Height: 10-80cm
Arbuscular Mycorrhizal
Perennial, Rhizomatous, Persistent Seed Bank
Hermaphrodite, Flowering July - August (Earliest: 4.7)

Biotopes:
Meadows
Pollination: Wind
Parasites:
Puccinia coronata

Cetema elongatum Larva
(Stem Borer)
Possible Parasites:
Claviceps purpurea

Elachista argentella Larva
(Leaf Miner)

Elachista freyerella Larva
(Leaf Miner)

Hydrellia griseola Larva
(Leaf Miner)

Opomyza florum Larva
(Stem Borer)

Cetema myopinum Larva
(Stem Borer)

Meromyza variegata Larva
(Stem Borer)

Liriomyza flaveola Larva
(Leaf Miner)
Herbivores:
Several Nymphalidae Larvae

Ochlodes sylvanus Larva

Thymelicus lineola Larva

Mesapamea secalis Larva

Phyllotreta vittula

Tipula paludosa Larva
Possible Herbivores:
Chrysoteuchia culmella Larva

Dolerus picipes Larva

Pachynematus clitellatus Larva
Sapivores:
Javesella pellucida

Stenodema laevigata

Neophilaenus lineatus
Possible Sapivores:
Several Miridae

Delphacodes venosus

Javesella dubia

Streptanus sordidus
Possible Granivores:
Eurygaster maura

Ecological Flora of the British Isles
Skye Flora: Common Bent


Picture © 2003, 2004, 2007 J.K. Lindsey

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