Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Zabrus tenebrioides

Zabrus tenebrioides (Goeze, 1777)

corn, wheat ground beetle

on Triticum, etc.

Zabrus tenebrioides on Triticum aestivum

Triticum aestivum, Hungary, Bezenye, 20.vi.2014 © László Érsek

Zabrus tenebrioides on Triticum aestivum

imago, feeding on a ripeninhg fruit

parasite

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

host plants

Poaceae, oligophagous

Hordeum vulgare; Triticum aestivum.

phenology

Univoltine; hibernation as larva.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

references

Georgescu, Rîşnoveanu, Toader, ao (2017a), Wetzel, Skuhravý, Camprag, ao (1984a).

Last modified 4.iv.2022