Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Agapanthia gemella

Agapanthia gemella Holzschuh, 1989

on Erophaca

parasite

Larvae of this species feed in central part of stalks of its living host plants. At the end of the season, larva girdles the stalk just at the ground level and the stalk falls off. The pupation takes place in cut-off part of the stalk.

host plants

Fabaceae, monophagous

Erophaca baetica subsp. orientalis.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

references

Ambrus, Grosser & Hrbek (2014a).

Last modified 11.x.2021