Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Altica palustris

Altica palustris (Weise, 1888)

on Chamerion, etc.

parasite

Larvae and adults free on the leaves.

host plants

Lythraceae, Onagraceae, nauw polyphagous

Chamerion angustifolium; Epilobium hirsutum; Ludwigia grandiflora; Lythrum salicaria.

phenology

Univoltine; hibernation as imago.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

references

Baviera & Biondi (2015a), Bukejs (2011b), Fuss, Geiser & Patzner (2005a), Kangas & Rutanen (1993a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2018a), Rocchi & Bordoni (2004a).

Last modified 12.ix.2020