Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Plagionotus floralis

Plagionotus floralis (Pallas, 1773)

lucerne longicorn, alfalfa longhorn beetle

on Euphorbia, etc.

parasite

Larvae bore in roots and stems.

host plants

polyphagous

Euphorbia seguieriana; Medicago sativa; Melilotus; Onobrychis.

Also associated with Achillea millefolium; Amaranthus; Camellia.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

synonyms

Echinocerus floralis.

references

Adlbauer & Skofitsch (1979a), Kovács (1997a), Lopez-Colon (1997a), Sama, Buse, Orbach, ao (2010a).

Last modified 9.x.2021