Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Altica carduorum

Altica carduorum Guérin-Méneville, 1858

on Cirsium, etc.

parasite

Larvae and adults free on the leaves.

host plants

Asteraceae, oligophagous

Carduus; Cirsium arvense, vulgare; Silybum marianum.

phenology

Univoltine; hibernation as imago.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

references

Baviera & Biondi (2015a), Bieńkowski (2010a), Bukejs (2011b), Furth (1980a), Kangas & Rutanen (1993a), Regalin, Bezděk, Penati & Ciapponi (2006a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2018a).

Last modified 22.vii.2020