Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Longitarsus echii

Longitarsus echii (Koch, 1803)

taproot flea beetle

on Echium, etc.

parasite

Larvae at the roots.

host plants

Boraginaceae, oligophagous

Anchusa officinalis; Borago officinalis; Cynoglossum; Echium plantagineum, vulgare.

phenology

Univoltine, hibernation as imago.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

references

Bukejs (2010a), García (2009a), Petitpierre, Sacarés & Jurado-Rivera (2017a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2018a), Sheppard, Smyth & Swirepik (0000a).

Last modified 16.vi.2020