Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Phytoecia malachitica

Phytoecia malachitica (Lucas, 1846)

on Cynoglossum, etc.

parasite

Larvae in the stems and roots.

host plants

Boraginaceae, oligophagous

Anchusa; Cerinthe major; Cynoglossum cheirifolium, clandestinum; Echium.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Verdugo & Hernández.

synonyms

Opsilia malachitica.

references

González Peña, Vives i Noguera & de Sousa Zuzarte (2007a), Solà Pijuan (2003a), Verdugo (2012b), Verdugo & Hernández (2001a).

Last modified 29.ix.2021