Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aphthona nigriscutis

Aphthona nigriscutis Foudras, 1860

black dot leafy spurge flea beetle

on Euphorbia

parasite

Larvae at the roots.

host plants

Euphorbiaceae, monophagous

Euphorbia esula, nicaeensis, rigida, seguieriana.

phenology

Univoltine; hibernation as full grown larva.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

references

Aslan & Gök (2006a), Ouda, Čížek & Boža (2013a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2018a).

Last modified 10.ix.2020