Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Purpuricenus comenius

Purpuricenus comenius Vartanis & Ambrus 2015

on Quercus

parasite

Larvae make a girdle gallery under the bark of living branches, causing them to wither and die.

host plants

Fagaceae, monophagous

Quercus coccifera.

distribution within Europe

Greece.

references

Vartanis & Ambrus (2015a).

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