Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Longitarsus albineus

Longitarsus albineus (Foudras, 1860)

heliotrope flea beetle

on Heliotropium.

parasite

Larvae at the roots; adults at the leaves.

host plants

Boraginaceae, monophagous

Heliotropium bovei, circinnatum, crispum, ellipticum, europaeum, hirsutissimum, lasiocarpum, suaveolens, supinum.

phenology

Three generations (southern France); hibernation as adult.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

references

d’Alessandro & Biondi (2011a), Aslan & Gök (2006a), Aslan, Gök, Gürbüz & Ayvaz (2009a), Bastazo, Vela & Petitpierre (1993a), Baviera & Biondi (2015a), Biondi (1996a), Bukejs (2010a), Furth (1979a), Gómez-Zurita, Sacarés & Petitpierre (1996a), Huber (1981a), Jolivet (1953a), Petitpierre, Bastazo & Blasco-Zumeta (2000a), Petitpierre, Sacarés & Jurado-Rivera (2017a), Vela, Bastazo & Fritzlar (2017a), Wapshere & Cullen (1984a).

Last modified 24.xi.2021