Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Zabrus tenebrioides

Zabrus tenebrioides (Goeze, 1777)

corn, wheat ground beetle

on Triticum

parasite

Oviposition on the soil.The larvae feed in autumn and spring on the germinating plants.

host plants

Poaceae, ? monophagous

Triticum aestivum.

phenology

Univoltine; hibernation as larva.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

references

Wetzel, SkuhravĂ˝, Camprag, ao (1984a).

Last modified 13.iii.2021