Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Longitarsus echii

Longitarsus echii (Koch, 1803)

taproot flea beetle

on Echium, etc.

parasite

Larvae bore in the roots.

host plants

Boraginaceae, oligophagous

Anchusa azurea, officinalis; Borago officinalis; Cynoglossum; Echium bossieri, creticum, plantagineum, vulgare; Glandora diffusa; Lycopsis arvensis.

phenology

Univoltine, hibernation as imago.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

pupa

See Steinhausen (2002a).

references

Bastazo, Vela & Petitpierre (1993a), Biondi (1995a, 1996a), Bukejs (2010a), García (2009a), Ouda, Čížek & Boža (2013a), Petitpierre, Bastazo & Blasco-Zumeta (2000a), Petitpierre, Sacarés & Jurado-Rivera (2017a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2018a), Sheppard, Smyth & Swirepik (0000a), Steinhausen (2002a), Wapshere (1980a), Wapshere & Cullen (1984a).

Last modified 30.xi.2020