Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Plagionotus floralis

Plagionotus floralis (Pallas, 1773)

lucerne longicorn, alfalfa longhorn beetle

on Medicago, etc.

parasite

Larvae bore in roots and stems.

host plants

Fabaceae, oligophagous

Medicago sativa; Melilotus; Onobrychis.

Also associated with Achillea millefolium; Amaranthus; Camellia; Euphorbia seguieriana.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

synonyms

Echinocerus floralis.

references

Kovács (1997a), Sama, Buse, Orbach, ao (2010a).

Last modified 20.ix.2021