Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Epitrix hirtipennis

Epitrix hirtipennis (Melsheimer, 1847)

tobacco leaf beetle

on Nicotiana, etc.

parasite

Larvae at the roots.

host plants

Solanaceae, oligophagous

Datura stramonium; Lycopersicon esculentum; Nicotiana; Solanum melongena, nigrum, tuberosum.

phenology

Univoltinel; hibernation as imago.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

notes

North American species, appeared in southern Europe around 1980.

references

Baviera & Biondi (2015a), BieĊ„kowski & Orlova-Bienkowskaja (2016a), Jolivet (1998a), Krsteska & Stojanoski (2012a), Orlova-Bienkowskaja (2014a).

Last modified 19.xi.2020